Realization Components of entrepreneurial urban governance

Document Type : Research Paper


1 M.A. Urban Affairs Management, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran

2 Associate Professor of Public Administration, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran

3 PhD student of Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran


In recent years, concepts such as creative and entrepreneurial cities have been identified as the key to solving multiple urban problems such as unemployment, migration, delinquency, and so on. But it is obvious that the realization and development of these concepts is not possible without the agility style of governance, which gives urban and urban challenges an innovative and entrepreneurial response. Therefore, the present study uses a qualitative approach and uses the theme analysis strategy to identify the components of urban entrepreneurial governance realization. The present research is applied in terms of its purpose and is classified as descriptive in terms of collecting data. The research community consists of experts and authorities of the city, entrepreneurs and experts in the organizational structure who are in Tehran. The data were obtained through semi-structured interviews. Also, for analyzing data, two open and axial encoding steps are performed using Atlas Atlas software. According to the results, the main components of urban entrepreneurial governance in the seven main categories are: positioning, agility, integration, decentralization, participatory, law-governed and accountable.


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