Identify factors to the commercialization of research in Knowledge of public administration

Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD Candidate of Human Resource Management, Allameh Tabataba`i University, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate Prof. in Public Administration, Allameh Tabataba`i University, Tehran, Iran


Nowadays universities to commercialize research results, play a new role. Because of the importance of innovation and business development is increasingly becoming; Universities can play a greater role in innovation and commercialization of academic research. In this regard, more activities commercialization conducted with an emphasis on science and engineering, but human sciences research, particularly public administration has not been significant. In this study, the aim is to identify factors to commercialization of public administration research by exploratory analysis of theme-based approach carried out semi-structured interviews. The validity of the interviews was confirmed by the opinion of 14 experts and the retest method was used to confirm the reliability of the interviews. The results indicated that a total of 26 influential factors obtained in the three main themes: individual, organizational and environment were identified. In the end, based on the results, suggestions were presented in this area.


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