Mohammad Hossein Papoli YAZDI, Hossein Hatami NEJAD, Fatemeh VOSOUGHI, Mohammad Mehdi Moravejo SHARIEH
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Abstract. Rapid growth of urbanization and the spread of towns and cities affected by rising global changes, especially for the metropolis, make the need to review the management and delivery of services to citizens by local governments in terms of structure (either governments or people authoritarian)   more than ever indispensable. This revision is mainly due to the structural changes because of local governments resulting from the inability in sustaining the urban management, with the aim of achieving the new structure, effective services to the people with better efficiency on the one hand And the transition from methods and novice   processes of urban management to superior and transcendent processes that refers to good urban governance occurs on the other hand,. Today, good governance as an approach, particularly in the planning and management of human resources, natural, economic and geographical space of the country, region and city to achieve balanced and sustainable development, as well as the rights of citizenship is considered. Local government and urban managers responsible behavior and how to use laws and regulations in the field of urban management and the process of interaction between city managers and citizens at various levels, explains the type of urban governance. Therefore performing research based on the principles and criteria of good governance and urban planning to promote it is considered undeniable necessity. This study by assessing the criteria of Transparency, Rule of law and Justice investigated good governance   in Mashhad. The method of this research is descriptive-analytic and is applicable; to achieve this goal, the populations with a sample size of 390 subjects were interviewed and 30 questionnaires were analyzed from urban managers in Delphi (expert opinion). The results show that the indicators discussed in the context of good governance in a metropolitan city Mashhad index of transparency is 2.15, rule of law 2.69 and justice is 2.48 according to the opinion of citizen, while according to the opinion of urban managers, Average rule of law is 2.86, transparency 2.69, justice is 3.07 And city managers have evaluated index of transparency, rule of law and justice more than   the citizens and the difference is also significant at the 0.05 level. This shows the difference between the purposes of the survey in view of the importance of studied indicators.


Good Governance, Government, Transparency, The Rule of law, Justice, Mashhad Metropolis

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