Designing an Organizational Multilevel Rationality Model with Islamic Approach


1 Full professor at Tarbiat Modarres University

2 Associate professor at Tarbiat Modarres University

3 Assistant professor at Qom University

4 PhD at industrial management, Tarbiat Modarres University


Rationality is one of the most complex and most essential issues of epistemology. There is a great deal of literature about the rationality and the concepts associated with it. Nevertheless, the rationality and indicators of correct reasoning have always been and may be discussed as challenges. Therefore, according to the social and cultural context of the organizations in the country, this research is aimed at designing a multilevel organizational model of rationality with an Islamic approach. This research is qualitative in terms of data, and it is basic in terms of the result. In terms of purpose, it is an exploratory research. Religious sources used in this research include the holy Qur’an and the Hadiths of the Infallibles (AS). Using the content analysis strategy, which is a method of qualitative research, all the verses and Hadiths related to reasoning, rationality thought, and related subjects were reviewed. They were coded according to grounded theory method. Al-Mizan, Noor, and Rahnama Interpretations were referred to analyze the contents of verses. For the analysis of the content of Hadiths Osool Kafi, Mizanolhekmah, and Jameolahadith software were used. The results indicated that the model of rationality in the organization with Islamic approach consists of eleven dimensions, which were classified into three levels of institutional, organizational and practical.


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