Identifying the Jihadi Cultural Model in the Iranian Administrative System

Document Type : Research Article


1 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, Payame Noor University, Shiraz, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Management and Social Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran

3 Ph.D. Student, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

4 MS.c. student, Faculty of Economics, Management and Social Sciences, Shiraz University of, Shiraz, Iran


The purpose of this study was to identify a jihadi culture model in the Iranian administrative system. In the first part of this qualitative study, the interpretive philosophy was applied using the inductive approach and the textual content analysis method to identify the components and indicators of jihadi culture in the verses of the Quran. In the second stage, the meta–synthesis method was implemented to identify the jihadi culture model in the existing books and articles. Relying on the findings of the previous stages and applying the focus-group method, the third section set out to introduce the jihadi culture model. The proposed model is presented on the basis of the worldview, ideology, and behavior levels, where the worldview consists of 6 dimensions, ideology includes 17 components, and behavior level includes 87 behavioral indicators.


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