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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Background and Aim: Promoting passive defense culture among different classes of society, especially in military organizations, is an effective factor in improving the deterrent power of the country. Accordingly, the purpose of this study was to identify the institutionalized mechanisms of passive defense culture among the Army duty personnel of Islamic Republic of Iran.
Methodology: The study is applied in terms of purpose and has been conducted with qualitative approach and content analysis. Participants of this study were teachers, passive defense experts, as well as experts in human resource management in military units in Tehran, Iran. Purposeful snowball sampling method to theoretical saturation has been used in the current study.
Findings: Based on the results of Metam interview analysis, the identified mechanisms for institutionalizing the culture of passive defense in the target community are classified into three cognitive, behavioral, and emotional categories.
Conclusion: The integrated use of these three categories of mechanisms can raise awareness, positive tendency, and readiness to perform passive defense constructive behaviors among the Army duty personnel, and thus, these factors contribute to the institutionalization of the culture of passive defense.