An investigation of the effect of social capital in organizational entrepreneurship (Case study: Ghods Municipality)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 MSc. Public Administration, Alborz Campus, University of Tehran, Iran

3 MSc. Public Administration, Aras Campus, University of Tehran, Iran


Organizational entrepreneurship is the total efforts which directly or indirectly affects the performance of an organization. In municipalities, because of financial independent conditions, organizational entrepreneurship has a high value in order to increase the quality of urban services. Based on the main need of the municipalities to organizational entrepreneurship, this study aims to explore the effect of social capital on organizational entrepreneurship in Ghods Municipality. For this purpose, 204 participants who are the top/ middle/ low managers in the municipality took part in the study. The results clarify that the components of social capital significantly affect the three components of organizational entrepreneurship in Ghods Municipality. Also, some recommendations are given in the end.


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