The Analysis of Effective Factors in Launching Academic Accelerators during Sanctions: A phenomenological Study

Document Type : Original Article


1 Ph.D, Department of Public Administration, Chalous Branch, Islamic Azad University, Chalous, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Business Management, Tonekabon Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon, Iran.

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Educational, Tonekabon Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon, Iran.

4 Ph.D, Department of Management, Chalous Branch, Islamic Azad University, Chalous, Iran


Economic sanctions as an unconventional weapon, the creation of technological methods of earning money, the need to develop and strengthen universities and the establishment of accelerator centers are becoming increasingly apparent. The purpose of this study is The Analysis of effective factors on launching Academic Accelerators during the Sanctions. In this regard, in-depth interviews with experts were used to collect data. The statistical population of the present study consisted of managers and staff of accelerator centers in selected universities which include accelerators. The statistical sample of this study was 9 people. Purposeful sampling method was used to select research samples and phenomenological strategy and Klaizi method were used for data analysis. Findings of phenomenological analysis were categorized in 6 titles as follow: (The requirement of entrepreneurial transformation in universities, Accelerator launching process, Motivation to launch the accelerator, Individual capabilities for launching accelerators, Accelerator services, The role of government in launching accelerators). As a result, based on the research findings, university administrators were advised to select people for launching accelerators by providing internal and external incentives and motivators and by increasing psychological readiness and compiling a list of demographic, psychological and job development characteristics. The selected individuals must be qualified to take responsibility for setting up the accelerators and be able to do the job well.