Keywords : Iran


A comparative analysis of research and development in Iran and four leading countries

Tayeb Dehghani

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, Volume 4, Issue 3, Pages 254-273
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2015.60446

Research and Development (R & D) are indicative of countries advancement and investment in R & D units is considered as a competitive advantage. Nowadays, only countries which attempt to pave the way for rapid scientific advance and economic success through pursuing new technological advances and bridging their knowledge and technology gaps can take part in global competition. The present paper aims at contributing to the extant literature and investigates various R & D success factors and their status in Iran and developed countries including Japan, the U. S., China, and Germany. Then, a contrastive analysis of the countries follows, and ultimately, some suggestions are postulated to develop research status in Iran. In the light of the results, industrial countries in comparison with Iran view investment in R & D as an indispensible principle of economy and have increasingly developed the requisite infrastructures for its growth as well as full bloom of science and technology.

Implementing learning organization components in Ardabil Regional Water Company based on Marquardt systematic model

Shahram Mirzaie Daryani; Azadeh Zirak

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, Volume 4, Issue 3, Pages 238-253
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2015.60242

Research and Development (R & D) are indicative of countries advancement and investment in R & D units is considered as a competitive advantage. Nowadays, only countries which attempt to pave the way for rapid scientific advance and economic success through pursuing new technological advances and bridging their knowledge and technology gaps can take part in global competition. The present paper aims at contributing to the extant literature and investigates various R & D success factors and their status in Iran and developed countries including Japan, the U. S., China, and Germany. Then, a contrastive analysis of the countries follows, and ultimately, some suggestions are postulated to develop research status in Iran.
In the light of the results, industrial countries in comparison with Iran view investment in R& D as an indispensable principle of economy and have increasingly developed the requisite infrastructures for its growth as well as full bloom of science and technology.

MEDIA AND INCREASING PUBLIC TRUST IN MODERN IRAN: A CONCEPTUAL MODEL

Habib Ebrahimpour?; Ali Khaleghkhah?; Mohammad-Bagher Sepehri

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 1-12
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2012.60228

Public trust is one of the social capita als that can lead to integration in social systems. Trust linnks the citizens to organizations and institutions whic ch are representing them and in this way it increases s a government’s legitimacy and effectiveness. In the e communications industry nothing is more important than making the public trust the media. So building t trust and reflecting the facts on social, political and eco onomical issues is one of the essentials of media wor rk. Hence, this study set out to investigate the effectiive factors which contribute to increasing public trust ttoward media and to give a conceptual model for it in I Iran. In this sense, these questions were posed: what is s public trust and what is media trust? What are the ef ffective factors on each of these trusts? What appropri iate models can there be for achieving public trust for a media in Iran? Finally, at the end some suggestions are given based on the 5 effective factors of public trus st for media which can be manipulated to enhance media a trust in modern Iran.