Understanding the Dimensions of Public Administration Politicization from Citizens’ Perspectives

Document Type : Research Article


1 Phd student, faculty of management, Farabi Pardis campus, tehran university

2 Prof of management, ,Farabi Pardis Campus, Tehran University,

3 Prof. of public Adminstration University of Tarbiat Modares

4 Human resource management Tehran University Quom Campus


Politics and administration are the two important components of every political system. Politicization as the result of intervention of politics in administration leads to change in public sector's goals. In this research the purpose is the extension of look domain to politicization from citizens' perspective as the goal market of government. We used the mixed method to identify their ideas about politicization. In qualitative phase with using qualitative interviews and coding technique, politicization dimensions, components and final codes have been extracted. In next phase researchers calculated the validity and reliability of them and propose a model of dimensions of politicization include culture, human resource management, structure and rules.


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