Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD student in Public Administration, Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran

2 Professor, Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran


Value creation is one of the oldest concepts in the field of management and economics. Despite the simplicity of the concept of value, the depth and exact meaning of this word has not been investigated by researchers as it deserves. This is when the importance of creating the value of human resources has grown and in recent years has become the existential philosophy of human resources management. Identifying its components in Iran's administrative system is the main topic of this research. In this research, which has been conducted in a number of cultural, religious and tourism institutions, the research method is thematic analysis, and managers and experts with more than 5 years of experience in human resources management units are the statistical population of this research. Data analysis shows 51 basic themes and 16 organizing themes. The obtained results show that the employees of the executive bodies are in the focus of human resources management in the country's public sector, and the creation of human resources value is done mostly for them and by focusing on the traditional approaches of human resources management. On the other hand, creating value for other stakeholders, especially people, is less important to managers and employees of human resources management units in government institutions.


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