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  •   Number 23 , 24   Year 7

    • Number23 , 24   Year7
    • SpringSummer 2014
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        1 - A Study on Effect of Universities’ Internal Factors on Relation with Industry
           
        Along with the developments of the late twentieth century a new mission was defined for universities in knowledge-based economic era that bounded the university to “economic development” in addition to education, research and knowledge production. Accordingly, universit Full Text
        Along with the developments of the late twentieth century a new mission was defined for universities in knowledge-based economic era that bounded the university to “economic development” in addition to education, research and knowledge production. Accordingly, universities are facing a very wide range of stakeholders which small to large government agencies and private firms are included. This has caused universities to modify their structure and function to create a close relationship with industry. For this purpose, basic model of university-industry relations after collecting data were analyzed using PCA. After confirming assumed model by using regression analysis, the relationship between the university and industry factors on ultra market, knowledge-technology market, and entrepreneurship were analyzed. Results of research showed human resources and university infrastructure has positive effect on entrepreneurship and Technology market. Technology and infrastructure of university have effect on ultra market. Finally, the modified model for university and industry in this field of study has presented. Paper Details
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        2 - Surveying Technology Commercialization Models and Proposing an Indigenous model for supporting Technology commercialization in Iran
             
        The purpose of the research and technology is reaching to the needed technological and innovative achievements for improving the technological and innovative capabilities of industries in order to their competitiveness. Thus, wealth creation from research and technology Full Text
        The purpose of the research and technology is reaching to the needed technological and innovative achievements for improving the technological and innovative capabilities of industries in order to their competitiveness. Thus, wealth creation from research and technology activities, required the commercialization of its achievements. Hence, according to the Iran’s direction toward Software movement and knowledge-based economy development, infrastructure and requirements for commercialization of technological achievements which are products of scientific development and knowledge-based economy will be provided. In this paper, after defining the technology commercialization according to the different views and surveying necessity reasons of technology commercialization in the process of technology development, different kinds of existing models of technology commercialization in each approach will be mentioned. Then, the world leading countries in technology commercialization and their measures are discussed and various models of technology commercialization support are described and analyzed in some of them. Finally, with a national view to the development and commercialization of technology in Iran, the various required supports for commercialization in the country, and especially financial support, and its models will be cited. At the end the key success factors of commercialization at the national level and the required measures that must be done at the national level is described. Paper Details
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        3 - Identify and evaluate the impact of tax incentives on investment in South Khorasan Province
           
        One of the major factory in improvement and receiving a favorable investment in every area, is identifying investment potentials of the area and creating the conditions for the correct use of the facilities that are available. The main objective of this study was to inv Full Text
        One of the major factory in improvement and receiving a favorable investment in every area, is identifying investment potentials of the area and creating the conditions for the correct use of the facilities that are available. The main objective of this study was to investigate the impact of tax incentives on investment in Southern Khorasan Province. The research method is descriptive - survey. Two hypotheses were put forward to realize the objectives of the study , and data were collected using a questionnaire. SPSS software was used for data analysis. The univariant t test statistical method was used to investigate the hypotheses. The results of this study indicate that there is a significant relationship between tax incentives and investment in the region in other words, investors are agree with such incentives and consider them necessary. But incentives alone are not enough and a long-term investment requires opportunities and additional support. Paper Details
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        4 - Identify facilitators on the commercialization of knowledge in the field of Humanities (Case Study: Islamic Azad University of Mashhad)
           
        Abstract With the advent of a new concept in the world economy, as the foundation of the knowledge economy, we have seen an increase in scientific output of universities and research institutes. But what is society to grow and promote the further use of the results and Full Text
        Abstract With the advent of a new concept in the world economy, as the foundation of the knowledge economy, we have seen an increase in scientific output of universities and research institutes. But what is society to grow and promote the further use of the results and provide economic value of their and the overall commercialization of this data. Numerous studies both inside and outside the country to identify barriers and challenges to commercialization of knowledge is done. But the study notes the commercialization process is accelerated notable approaches have been taken. The main objective of this study was "Identify facilitators commercialization of knowledge in the field of humanities at the , Islamic Azad University of Mashhad". The society of this study consisted of 290 individuals, which is the field of humanities scholars using Cochran formula, 127 subjects were studied. The The data collection tool was questionnaire and analysis with IBM SPSS 21.0 software using the Friedman test was performed. With the implementation of the Delphi method, 29 items were identified as facilitators of knowledge commercialization. Then the items 4 distance overall management solutions, environmental solutions, legal solutions and solutions to structural classification and based on the questionnaire of researcher made with 95% reliability was distributed to of the population. Analysis results indicate that structural solutions in the areas of Humanities in Islamic Azad University of Mashhad are in worse condition than the other alternatives and management and environmental solutions jointly in second place and third place are legal solutions. Finally, based on the research results are presented proposals .to remedy the situation Paper Details
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        5 - investigate the innovative performance through emerging knowledge based companies in Semnan University Incubator
           
        The main purpose of this study is to investigate the innovative performance through emerging knowledge based companies in Semnan University Incubator. This is a practical and descriptive correlational study. The participants of this study were 103 managers and superviso Full Text
        The main purpose of this study is to investigate the innovative performance through emerging knowledge based companies in Semnan University Incubator. This is a practical and descriptive correlational study. The participants of this study were 103 managers and supervisors of SME’s in Semnan University Incubator. Wang and Ahmed (2004) questionnaire has been used to measure the innovative performance in these companies. Reliability of the questionnaire was obtained by Cronbach's alpha. In order to assess the construct validity of innovative performance, confirmatory factor analysis were used and one-sample t-test is utilized to examine the variable and its dimensions status. Also Friedman test was used to prioritize of innovative performance dimensions. The results show that the first priority for the firms was product innovation. The process innovation and strategic innovation were the next priorities. As well as market innovation of these firms was ranked in the last because of their emerging. Paper Details
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        6 - Skill training needs assessment based on land-use planning in industry sections
               
        The aim of this research is analyzing the skill training needs of the east Azerbaijan based on land-use planning in industry sections. This is a descriptive survey research. The statistical population of this research consists of managers, planners and experts involved Full Text
        The aim of this research is analyzing the skill training needs of the east Azerbaijan based on land-use planning in industry sections. This is a descriptive survey research. The statistical population of this research consists of managers, planners and experts involved in industry sections of the east Azerbaijan. At first, 132 training needs have been extracted based on land-use planning. Afterwards, a training needs assessment form has been designed, which it consists of six-answer questions based on Likert's spectrum. The adaptability of these training needs to the labor market needs have been assessed based on experts' opinions. Finally, these skill training needs have been ranked basis on the questionnaire results quantification (based on the Likert's spectrum), and the scores obtained for each educational needs. Paper Details