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Reviewing Institutional-Organizational Patterns Proposed for Managing Conurbations of Iran

Journal: Journal of Sustainable City (Vol.1, No. 2)

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Page : 47-64

Keywords : Schema; Institutional-Organizational; City-Region; non-achievement.;

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With the advent of the modern government and directing plans and investments towards cities, the formation of metropolitan complexes was inevitable in Iran and the number of such phenomena was increased in country's land areas over time. Nevertheless, observing the studies and reviewing the structure and mechanism in governing city-regions in the country show that lack of integrative outlook and capability of sectional consideration and operation in the structure of split management in each working and residential centers in country's city-regions is one of the most important institutional and directional problems and challenges that country's city-regions are facing. Despite approval of several city-region's plans in the country (the approval of Tehran, Mashhad, Tabriz, Shiraz, Isfahan, Qazvin City-Region and etc.) their proposed institutional and systematical mechanism have not come off yet. Therefore this record seeks to find out the answer to the question: what are the reasons for un-fulfillment of proposed schema of city-regions in the country?      The approach to answer the question above has been qualitative. The results show that in proposed schema for managing metropolitan complexes throughout the country, disregarding some issues such as indetermination of the legal position of metropolitan complexes in country subdivisions system and consequently the indetermination of specific structure and managerial mechanism of these regions, sectional and centralized governance system in Iran, suggestion of developing new administrative structures, adherence of the proposed schema to the single management approach are amongst the most important reasons for the un-fulfillment and non-achievement of 

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