Identification and Investigation of the Status of the Cultural Policy-Making Pattern’s Indicators Based on Islamic Management Philosophy in District Eight’s Payam-e-Noor Universities

Document Type : Original Article

Authors

1 Department of Management, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

2 Department of Management, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran,

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran,

Abstract

The discussion on the position of the religion and the quality of its Effect on the cultural policy-making is one of the subjects posited in the area of the cultural policy-making. The present study aims at the identification and investigation of the status of the cultural policy-making pattern’s indicators based on the Islamic management philosophy. the present study is a descriptive research of the developmental-applied type in terms of the study objectives. The study population included 1) the university professors and experts in the area of the management and Islamic management out of whom 30 individuals were selected based on a judgmental method and 2) the officials of the university’s cultural affairs and the clergymen and the professors in the area of the Islamic teachings from the district eight’s Payam-e-Noor university out of whom 102 individuals were selected based on a census method. In order to gather the information, library research and interview with the corresponding experts (including the professors and specialists informed of the management and Islamic management) were the methods of choice. Next and for assessing the identified indicators, use was made of questionnaire. The content validities of the questionnaire pertinent to the human veneration factors (0.578), the questionnaire related to piety and virtuousness (0.592) and the questionnaire pertaining to cultural policy-making (0.563) were confirmed with a high percentage. The Cronbach’s alpha coefficients of the questionnaires were estimated above 0.7. In order to analyze the data, one-sample t-test was employed and SPSS software was utilized. based on the results and according to Islamic management (conduct way of Imam Ali (PBUH)), the policy-making indicators were identified in two dimensions of 1) human veneration (individual indicators (growth and excellence, faith and piety, intellectuality and tranquility) and group indicators (network-based interest and sympathy) and organizational indicators (productivity and participation)) and 2) piety and virtuousness (God-orientation and exercising Unitarianism, promotion of the necessity of obeying the divine governance, prudence in Islamic culture and meritocracy) and the policy-making process’s indicators included 1) problem-finding (recognition), 2) codification of the policy, 3) legitimization, 4) implementation of the policy and 5) evaluation and valuation; all of them were found in an optimal level. according to the results, cultural policy-makers are required to pay attention to the identified indicators for the growth and excellence of the students in line with the Islamic management philosophy based on conduct way of His Highness Imam Ali (PBUH).

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