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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2015, 15 - : 134-145 Back to browse issues page
Explanation of Entrepreneurial Capacity and Culture in Babol University of Medical Science through Fuzzy Analysis Method
Hossein Samadi , Samadi Miarkolaei Hamzeh, Hasanali Aghajani
, hossein_samadi_m@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Science systems are changing worldwide in response to increasing social and economic needs for knowledge and technology. Entrepreneurial university theory is a model for explaining the new transformed face of universities. The main purpose of present study was to explain the entrepreneurial capacity and culture in Babol University of Medical Sciences through Fuzzy Analysis Method. Methods: This was a descriptive study. The statistical population consisted of faculty members, university entrepreneurship specialists and administrators of Babol University of Medical Sciences in 2013. Gibb`s Entrepreneurial University questionnaire, after verifying its validity and reliability was used to collect data. The data were analyzed using fuzzy analysis method. Results: The findings showed that the status of entrepreneurial culture and capacity in Babol University of Medical Sciences was inappropriate. This included vision, mission and strategy of university, governance and administration, structure and organizational design, multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary, leverage and employing various resources public values and stakeholders management alumni knowledge transfer Incubation center, venture funding in university spin-off companies, internationalization, and entrepreneurial education. Conclusion: On the path toward becoming an entrepreneurial university, especially for universities of medical sciences, it is necessary that universities go through substantial changes in terms of structural, managerial, and cultural dimensions, and pave the way to serve new functions by developing necessary infrastructures.
Keywords: Entrepreneurial culture, entrepreneurship, university, entrepreneurial capacity.
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Type of Study: Original research article | Subject: academic research management
Received: 2014/05/27 | Accepted: 2015/05/18 | Published: 2015/08/8


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