This study attempts to investigate scientific research in the development of Saudi Arabia through the analysis of some statistics on education and scientific research in the country. A number of key concepts have been reviewed such as : scientific research, alignment and strategic management for scientific research and theft detector. A blend of both quantitative and qualitative data is used. The descriptive research method is adopted. An analysis of documents using induction and references to original information were made. The findings include : A proposed model for a nationally research – oriented management , there is a possibility to benefit from the outcomes of research seminars in the national system overseen by stakeholders such as the Ministry of Higher Education, King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), and specialized research centers, and it is possible to shift towards a knowledge society .