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Hoseinpour D, RasulzadehDarbandiGhadim M, Pourezzat A A, Ghorbanizadeh V. Public service excellence based on the Islamic values. JMDP. 2022; 34 (4) :3-25
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1- Department of Public Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Public Management -Decision -Making and Policy Making, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran. , a.rasulzadeh@atu.ac.ir
3- Department of Public Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.
4- Department of Public Management, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran,Tehran, Iran.
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Purpose: Given the importance of how to provide services to meet the public needs, and besides explaining the issue from the Western theories’ perspective; this article has tried to rely on Islamic principles regarding the excellence of public services, and make the requirenments available to develop an appropriate pattern using this approach.
Design/ Methodology/ Approach: First, by reviewing the paradigms of public administration in different school of thoughts, public values management, became the basis for comparative analysis. Then based on Islamic values, and in order to discover the dimensions of excellence in servicing citizens, the Qur'anic Al-Mizan exegesis was used. Therefore, a qualitative method has been selected, which in accordance with subject matter would be thematic analysis on the textual source of data.
Findings:  The components affecting the excellence of public service in the Islamic approach can be formulated in a framework composed of two core dimensions as "virtuous actions" and "agent goodness". The obtained themes for each of these dimensions are presented in the form of 13 categories of research comprehensive codes. Finally, the distinction between the excellence of public services in the Islamic value system and the scientific approach in Western philosophy has been discussed.
Originality/ Value: Due to lack of a featured model in this field, the present study seeks to outline the components for Islamic pattern of public service excellence through which governors are able to identify the criteria for an excellent service delivery and the indicators of excellence within their executive unit.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/11/2 | Accepted: 2022/03/9 | ePublished: 2022/07/6

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