Developing a Policy Implementation Strategy Model of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade in the Automotive Industry based on Knowledge Application

Document Type : Original Article


1 Ph.D. Student of Public Management, Qaemshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qaemshahr, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Qaemshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qaemshahr, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Qaemshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qaemshahr, Iran


Objectives: Today, automotive industries have turned to scientific achievements to apply organizational knowledge but facing shortcomings in the process, among which we can point out the lack of attention to the work experience and skills of experienced people. In the current changing and uncertain conditions, the Ministry of Industry, Mine, and Trade (MIMT) must expand its tangible and intangible resources and organizational knowledge so that it can respond to environmental changes. Therefore, they can achieve macro and long-term goals if they have a written strategic plan. The current research aims to present a strategy model for the implementation of the policies of MIMT in the automotive industry based on infrastructure factors and knowledge capabilities. The automobile industry has always been a factor of economic growth in the world economy and has taken a significant part of the added value of many advanced and emerging countries.
Methods: The population was automotive industry managers with expertise in knowledge management and executive managers. Using targeted snowball sampling, 20 people were considered as samples. Data was collected using a semi-structured interview tool. Based on empirical observation and library studies, the strategic model of policy implementation was identified. 72 criteria were divided into 24 categories and finally 6 core codes of the database model, and finally, a qualitative model was presented using the database model.
Results: Results show that the automotive industry, as a mother industry with a medium level of technology, is considered one of the drivers of the country's industry, mining, and trade sector and is among the priority and selected industries in the production and trade sector in order to achieve the goals. It is included in the country's vision document. According to the executive policies determined in this industry, especially the policies of focusing on the quality and reducing the finished price of the products, along with the increase in production and also the improvement of the business environment for direct foreign investments and joint ventures with companies with world-renowned brands. It seems that the automotive industry of the country can present its products in the selection basket of buyers at the international level.
Conclusions: The automotive industry has a significant role in Iran's economy due to its wide connection with other industries, high production, and employment generation. Therefore, it is very essential to improve policy-making and strategizing in this industry. The characteristics of knowledge and learning bring a new strategy creation methodology. The automotive industry can identify the application of knowledge in the implementation of organizational policy as a factor of superiority in the competitive market.


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