Document Type : Original Article
MSc., Faculty of Management, University of Tehran
Associate Prof., Faculty of Management, University of Tehran
Assistant Prof., Faculty of Management, University of Tehran
Social capital plays a Determinant role in the implementation of public policies. Implementation is a step of the policy-making process that is the place of operational realization of policy objectives. The purpose of this study was to investigate the functions and dysfunctions of social capital in the implementation of population policies.
The research philosophy is "interpretive" and the approach is "inductive". The research strategy is "case study" and the way of collecting information is "interview". The content analysis technique is used to analyze the interview data.
By analyzing data, 47 primary themes, 6 organizing themes and 2 comprehensive themes were calculated and the theoretical model of the research was formed, according to which social harmony, constructive social interactions and collective conscience are in the category of social capital functions. And the weakness of social harmony, destructive social interactions and the weakness of collective conscience are the dysfunctions of social capital.