Conceptualization of General Diplomacy Capacity of the Islamic Revolution of Iran from the Viewpoint of the Supreme Leader


1 Master of public administration, researcher at Imam Sadegh University

2 Full professor at public administration, Tarbiat Modarres University

3 Assistant professor at public administration, Imam Sadegh University


The presence of different players, variety of the programs in the fields of policy, the great length of policy making processes, and the presence of technological issues comprise the factors which cause policy making to become a complicated process. Governments are supposed to have special capabilities to overcome this complexity. As a new scientific concern, policy capacity is related to this governmental capability. As the policy makers believe that the components and aspects of policy capacity depend on situational factors, its application is due to reconceptualization of the issue with regard to its requirements. Applying grounded theory, this research is intended to review the sayings of the supreme leader addressing the country’s policy makers. The results include local components of policy capacity for the country.


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