Document Type : Original Article


1 Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, Payam Noor University,Tehran, Iran

2 PhD student in public administration, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran

3 Master's student in public administration, Payam Noor University, Kerman, Iran



communication technologies, existing movements in governance to improve relations between the people and the government were formed under the title of new governance. The purpose of this research is to analyze the factors of participation in governance data. For this purpose, in the first step, the constituent elements of citizens' participation in open governance data were identified from the theoretical literature (by a systematic review method) and interviews with experts. The research community comprises 18 political and administrative experts from the organizations under the Ministry of Interior. Data collection tools are interviews and questionnaires. With a comprehensive review of the background of the research and soliciting opinions from experts, the number of 10 factors affecting citizens' participation in open governance data includes Personality characteristics, individual capabilities and internal motivation of citizens, external motivation of citizens, economic factors, organizational and legal factors, quality of open governance data platform, quality of open governance data services, cultural-social factors, political factors and international developments, in the form of a structural model. An interpretation was identified and leveled. The results showed that the realization of citizens' participation in open governance cannot be a purely executive decision by the government. However, various political, economic, cultural, social, organizational, and technological requirements and international developments related to each of them should be counted and analyzed. Furthermore, it finally planned and acted according to it in line with the general interests of the society.


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