Abstract—The current study aims at measuring the social capital at the Islamic Azad University (Comprehensive and Very Big Branches in Zone 13) in terms of Social Capital and ranking them on the basis of the obtained scores. The population includes all the academic staff and employees of the mentioned universities. The sample is comprised of 519 people selected randomly based on the formula for sample size in limited populations. Obrain et al.’s standard questionnaire has been used to analyze the data. The results of the study show that among the different branches of Islamic Azad University in zone 13, Ahar and Bonab branches rank the first.
Index Terms—Social capital, ELECTER method, university.
V. F. Sarand is with the Department of Management, Shabestar Branch,Islamic Azad University, Shabestar, Iran(e-mail: Fattahi@iaushab.ac.ir) ).
H. Taghizadeh and G. S. Fesaghandis are with the Department of Management, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran (e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com)
Cite: Vahid Fattahi Sarand, Houshang Taghizadeh, and Gholamreza Soltani Fesaghandis, "Ranking the Social Capitals of Organizations Using ELECTER (A Case Study)," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 206-209 , 2012.