Designing a Model to Employ Scientific Elites in University Camps of the Country (Case Study: Tehran University Professors)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Prof. in Public Management, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 Ph.D. in Public Management, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Prof. in Public Management, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

4 Associate Prof. of Economics, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


The main purpose of this research is to design a model to use scientific elites in university camps of the country using the basis of the grounded theory in a qualitative form. The data were collected through semi-structured interviews and data analysis was done using Strauss & Corbin’s paradigm model. Purposive (inductive) and snowball (rippling) sampling were used and 36 interviews with Tehran University professors and scientific elites (experts in the areas of research and science) were conducted respectively. The results of open coding, axial and selective processes led to the formation of a model, based on the grounded theory, which can help employ the scientific elites in university camp settings. The proposed model includes the effective aspects and variables, barriers and strategies, features, causal, contextual, and mediating conditions and elements leading to the consequences and strategies on the implementation of such a general policy.


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