Moving from a National Model toward a Provincial Model of Empowerment for Managers and Executives in Public Sector: A Case Study

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1 Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of literature & Humanities, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

2 Department of Psychology, LaPSCo, University of Clermont Auvergne, Clermont Fernand, France, Department of Psychology, National Research University of Moscow, Russia

3 Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran


The first aim of this study is to assess the effectiveness of activities, strategies and processes associated with managers’ empowerment based on the National Human Resource Empowerment Model in Iran. The second aim is to propose a provincial model of human resources empowerment for managers and executives. To collect data, a qualitative research approach including semi-structured interviews and content analysis was used. The research sample consists of 27 managers who were recruited by purposive sampling method from an Iranian organization in public sector. The results of interviews revealed that there is a practical gap between current effectiveness of human resources empowerment in the studied organization and the optimal effectiveness suggested by the national model. In addition, content analysis showed that lack of a systematic and trackable plan of human resources empowerment had stopped the implementation of empowerment strategies. This provincial empowerment model can be used to keep managers motivated and efficient where regional, social and cultural values are considered important in the workplace. Moreover, it could be used to remove the gap between current effectiveness in studied organization and the optimal effectiveness indicated in national model through more motivated and empowered managers.This provincial empowerment model can be used to keep managers motivated and efficient where regional, social and cultural values are considered important in the workplace. Moreover, it could be used to remove the gap between current effectiveness in studied organization and the optimal effectiveness indicated in national model through more motivated and empowered managers.


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Article Title [فارسی]

حرکت از یک مدل ملی به سمت یک مدل استانی برای توانمندسازی مدیران در بخش عمومی: یک مطالعه موردی

Authors [فارسی]

  • نقی رعدی افسوران 1
  • مرتضی چرخابی 2
  • علی پور صفر 1
  • عبدالرسول جمشیدیان 3
1 دپارتمان علوم تربیتی، دانشکده ادبیات و علوم انسانی، دانشگاه گیلان، رشت، ایران
2 دپارتمان روانشناسی، دانشگاه کلرمونت، کلرمونت فرناند، فرانسه
3 دپارتمان علوم تربیتی، دانشکده علوم تربیتی و روانشناسی، دانشگاه اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
Abstract [فارسی]

هدف پژوهش حاضر، ارزیابی اثربخشی فعالیت‌ها، استراتژی‌ها و فرایندهای توانمندسازی مدیران براساس مدل ملی توانمندسازی منابع انسانی ایران و سپس، پیشنهاد یک مدل استانی توانمندسازی منابع انسانی برای مدیران بود. روش پژوهش، رویکرد کیفی با بکارگیری تکنیک‌های مصاحبه نیمه‌ساختار و تحلیل اسناد و مدارک بود. با استفاده از روش نمونه‌گیری هدفمند با 27 نفر از مدیران یک سازمان دولتی مصاحبه انجام شد. هم‌چنین، کلیه اسناد و مدارک در دسترس و مرتبط با توانمندسازی منابع انسانی سازمان مورد مطالعه، تحت بررسی و تحلیل قرار گرفت.
نتایج نشان داد؛ از نظر عملی بین اثربخشی فعالیت‌های جاری توانمندسازی منابع انسانی در سازمان مورد مطالعه با اثربخشی مورد نظر در مدل توانمندسازی منابع انسانی ایران تفاوت وجود دارد. هم‌چنین، نتایج حاکی از آن است که پیرو فقدان برنامه نظام‌مند و قابل‌پیگیری توانمندسازی منابع انسانی در سازمان، از اجرای استراتژی‌های توانمندسازی غفلت شده است.
مدل پیشنهادی توانمندسازی در این پژوهش، می‌تواند از طریق توانمندسازی، ایجاد انگیزه و کارآمدی در مدیران که ارزش‌های فرهنگی و اجتماعی منطقه‌ای را در سازمان مهم می‌دانند، فاصله بین اثربخشی فعالیت‌های جاری توانمندسازی منابع انسانی با اثربخشی مطلوب را کمتر کند و از بین ببرد.

Keywords [فارسی]

  • مدل استانی
  • توانمندسازی
  • مدیران
  • مطالعه موردی
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