A Study of the Relationship between the Components of Social Capital and Social Development

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Associate Professor, Department of Management, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University Tehran, Iran

2 M.A. in Public Administration, Department of Management, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

This research is making efforts to link the components of social capital and social development in regions 7-district 18 of Tehran Municipality's employees are evaluated and measured in this study, we refer to the concept of social capital and the economic and public interest aspects of social capital and how to create, maintain and destroy social capital mentioned, after it has been attempted to explain social development, at the end of the model to the role of social capital in community development staff in district 18 of Tehran Municipality's area 7 is discussed. This study in term of goal is applied and in term of method is descriptive. The survey is of 18 managers and experts of the seven municipalities in the 7 region. Due to the fact that the number of the sample was about 300 all cases examined, sampling is required.  In other words, the target population in this study is the sample size (N = n) and the total number of methods are used. This study includes a questionnaire with 20 questions measuring device for measuring the components of social capital and a 34-question questionnaire to measure staff’s social development and the projection is based on a survey approach and the first person to answer general questions such as gender, education, age, and job responds. The results showed that the components of social capital in community development staff in district 18 of Tehran Municipality’s 7 areas have a moderate effect.

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