A Grounded Theory of Acceptance Nexus: The Story of the Private Sector

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Candidate in Public Administration - Organizational Behavior, Faculty of Management, Ali Abad-e Katoul Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, Ali Abad-e Katoul Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran


Although the private sector is recognized as one principal component of the economic structure of nations, it is not in place in the economy of Iran. However, according to the resource curse theory, this so-called political and rich-resourced economy should move to a more diversified economy. This study aims to investigate the acceptance procedures through which the shift can be facilitated and accelerated. All in all, 19 interviews were conducted with the private sector practitioners and faculty members to collect data under the domination of the constructive grounded theory. The results of this study indicate that the tripolar of accountable government, observer civil society, and ethical private sector should be formed so that the effective application of strategies could benefit from “the acceptance nexus,” i.e., legitimacy, participation, support, and communication through consciousness, assuming responsibility, and communication management. By providing some must-do practices for the “agency” of government, civil society, and the private sector in the current institutional “structure,” this research contributes to the current understanding of acceptance. Conducting a middle-range theory, this study tries to shed more light on the behavioral contributions in the problem-solving processes by providing an emerging view of the acceptance in the terrain of the private sector.


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Article Title [Persian]

همبست پذیرش: داستان بخش خصوصی

Authors [Persian]

  • محدثه محمدیون 1
  • روح اله سمیعی 2
  • سامره شجاعی 2
  • عبدالعزیز پقه 2
1 دانشجوی دکتری ،مدیریت دولتی ،دانشکده مدیریت و حسابداری دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی ،علی آباد کتول ،ایران
2 استادیار ، مدیریت دولتی ،دانشکده مدیریت و حسابداری دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی ،علی آباد کتول ،ایران
Abstract [Persian]

اگرچه بخش خصوصی به عنوان یکی از اجزای اصلی ساختار اقتصادی کشورها شناخته می شود ، اما در اقتصاد ایران جایگاهی ندارد. با این حال ، طبق نظریه نفرین منابع ، این اقتصاد به اصطلاح سیاسی و با منابع غنی باید به سمت اقتصاد متنوع تر حرکت کند. هدف این مطالعه بررسی روش های پذیرش است که از طریق آنها می توان تغییر را تسهیل و تسریع کرد. 19 مصاحبه با کارگزارن بخش خصوصی و اعضای هیئت علمی برای جمع آوری داده ها تحت سلطه نظریه ی داده بنیاد انجام شد. یافته ها- نتایج این مطالعه نشان می دهد که سه گانه‌ی  دولت پاسخگو ، جامعه مدنی ناظر و بخش خصوصی اخلاق گرا باید به گونه ای شکل گیرد که استفاده موثر استراتژی ها بتواند از "همبست پذیرش" ، یعنی مشروعیت ، مشارکت ، حمایت و ارتباطات، از طریق آگاهی ، پذیرفتن مسئولیت و مدیریت ارتباطات بهره مند گردد. این مطالعه به درک کنونی پذیرش از طریق تدوین برخی از شیوه های ضروری برای "نمایندگی" دولت ، جامعه مدنی و بخش خصوصی در "ساختار" نهادی کنونی کمک و با انجام یک نظریه ی میانی ، سعی می کند با ارائه ی یک دیدگاه نوظهور از پذیرش در زمینه ی بخش خصوصی ، مشارکت های رفتاری در فرآیندهای حل مسئله را بیشتر روشن کند.

Keywords [Persian]

  • همبست پذیرش
  • بخش خصوصی
  • نظریه داده بنیاد
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