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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2018, 11(3): 132-141 Back to browse issues page
Designing a lean university model for public universities (Case study: Farhangian Teacher Education University (FTEU))
Alireza Hooshisadast Seyed1, Hamid Rahimian 2, Abbas Abbaspour 1, Ali Khorsandi 1, Saeed Ghiasi Nodooshan 1
1- Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran
2- Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran , hamrahimian@yahoo.com
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Introduction: The purpose of current qualitative research is to identify the dimensions and components of lean university model of the Farhangian Teacher Education University (FTEU) and to design the model of lean university.
Methods: The methodology of this research is qualitative from the type of grounded theory (systematic approach). For this purpose, theoretical sampling and in-depth interview were conducted with the experts and the interviews continued to reach the theoretical saturation. For analyzing the data, an open, axial and selective coding system was used.
Results: Data analysis showed that the causal conditions constitute of the four main categories (stakeholder needs, human capital, process improvement, effective evaluation, Being systematic in University, professionalism), the main phenomenon constitute of the two main categories (waste reduction, value creation), strategy constitute of the six main categories (supply and allocation of financial resources, participation, Motivation, change management, trust building and professional selection), environmental conditions constitute of the four main categories (political environment, cultural and social environment, global and technological conditions and the economic environment), contextual characteristics constitute of the five main categories (organizational structure and rules, organizational culture and climate, physical space and equipment, organizational identity, information and communication technology) and outcomes constitute of the three main categories (Individual, social and academic consequences).
Conclusions: The results showed that in order to create a lean university with the least amount of waste and the most valuable, it should be considered the factors that affect universities' leanness. Also, In order to move to the lean university, a systematic and comprehensive approach must be considered in the form of factors and components of causal conditions, strategies, contextual factors, environmental conditions, and outcomes.
Keywords: lean university, higher education, lean higher education, public university, Farhangian Teacher Education University (FTEU), grounded theory, waste, lean thinking, value, process improvement
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Article Type: Qualitative Research | Subject: Other Fields
Received: 2017/11/29 | Accepted: 2018/05/12 | Published: 2018/08/3
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hooshisadast A, rahimian H, Abbaspour A, Khorsandi A, Ghiasi Nodooshan S. Designing a lean university model for public universities (Case study: Farhangian Teacher Education University (FTEU)). Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2018; 11 (3) :132-141
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