Document Type : Original Article


1 Ph.D Candidate, University of Tehran.

2 Assistant professor, University of Tehran.



Given the importance of implementing and establishing lean higher education, the aim of the present study is to model and rank the affecting factors on lean higher education in terms of faculty members of the University of Tehran. The present study is applied and the collection of data was descriptive correlational.  The population of the study consisted of all members of the faculty of the Humanities Campus of the University of Tehran, of which 147 people were selected by simple random sampling. In order to collect data, a researcher-made questionnaire was used and the validity of the questionnaires was evaluated using content and structural validity. In addition, their reliability was verified using Cronbach's alpha coefficient. The research data were analyzed using regression coefficient tests, confirmatory factor analysis, calculation of t-values, structural equation model and path analysis in Lisrel software. The validation of the model and the results of factor analysis showed that the factor structure of the measuring instruments affecting lean higher education was confirmed and the model has had a favorable fit. In addition, the results of structural equations and path analysis indicated that there has been significant relationships between variables and latent structures. The results show that the commitment of management and leadership, vision and strategy of the university through the selection of appropriate people has been effective on student satisfaction and educational efficiency.


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