Document Type : Research Article
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Iran
Faculty member of RIPI, Tehran, Iran
In the current age, having entrepreneur approach to public administration in public organizations is one of the critical issues that affect the output of the organizations, especially in developing and less developing countries. Although the approach is vital for public organizations, but unfortunately, few studies focused on it. The nature of the study is quantitative and based on applied and descriptive-survey method. Our population is comprised of 205 employees of oil industry research center. The data analysis is conducted through correlation, regression, and path analysis. The study found risk taking, innovativeness, and proactiveness are three important variables which influenced the process of public entrepreneurship. Also the study found that specialization, goal ambiguity and multiplicity, and political influence didn’t affect the public entrepreneurship in the sample of the study.