عنوان مقاله [English]
Tehran has various environmental problems, which environmental pollution is one of the most important ones. There are numerous organizations responsible for the urban environment management and lack of coordinating and the discord among them is of the reasons for the emergence of the environmental problems of Tehran. In the present research, besides investigating the feasibility of giving urban environmental management to the municipality, It is tried some methods be presented for the integrated and unity of the urban environmental management. On this base with the use of grounded theory methodology, through the study of documents and interviews with authorities and experts in this affair, the Tehran environmental management issue has been discussed in the pattern of five management duties, including planning, organizing, leadership, control, and supplying of resources and the conditions, strategies, and resultant consequences of revealed phenomenon were presented in the pattern of a paradigmatic model. In this methodology, sampling was done in subjective and snowball manner, and coding method was used for analyzing results obtained. Our results showed that there is no possibility for comprehensive and complete assigning environment management to municipality. However, on the other hand, the abovementioned management duties can be assigned to municipality in a relative manner, and environmental management can be done in integrated cooperation with other related organizations. Moreover, it requires some capacities be made in three structural, lawful, and cultural scopes in municipality organization in order to make municipality able in doing assigned duties.