عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
The purpose of the present study is to investigate the position of collaborative foresight strategy in policy making procedure of universities. This is a qualitative research carried out through content analysis. Rapid and increasing changes in science and technology, at the very sophisticated conditions of the present age, may require smart universities that not only know how to face the aforementioned changes, but also are capable of drawing the desired world through future scientific architecture .Indeed, today, university leaders may identify ecosystem changes prior to system involvement and inefficiency, and seek for proper perspectives and considered policies by designing stakeholder network and employing collaborative foresight strategy for policy making. Collaborative policy making may lead to identification of strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities the university may encounter and enjoy for mission completion or more thoughtful
decision making. Due to stakeholders’ collaboration, the adopted policies are applicable leading university system toward ensured quality.