In search of dynamism of organizational fotorism development in public sector

Document Type : Research Article


1 Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Vali-e-Asr University of Rafsanjan, Rafsanjan, Iran

2 PhD Student, Faculty of Management and Accounting, College of Farabi, University of Tehran, Qom, Iran


The purpose of this study was exploring the development process of organizational fotorism in public sector. The study is practical regarding to its purpose and in terms of data collection is survey descriptive. In this regard, after reviewing the literature and identifying components explanting the phenomenon of interest the matrix questionnaire including mentioned components was developed and distributed among 15 management professors whom selected as experts using concept sampling  method. In order to data analysis the causal network among components and their levels were discovered and represented in the framework of interpretive structural modelling (ISM) approach. Findings showed that the toxic context of organization through effecting on no satisfied needs of organization members in three levels (1. individual and managerial level, 2. Interpersonal level, and 3. Organizational and physical sources level) is the as the most basic stimuli for tendency to savior in organization. Through interaction of non-satisfied needs of organization members and their perception about savior existence that is in its turn a function of existence of competent reformers, the frustration-hope dialectic will be produced through which causes active expectation of savior advent. Such an expectation causes integration among fotorists and selecting a leader as a petty savior and in a higher level causes fotorists’ material and spiritual promotion and their exemplification in organization.  


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