عنوان مقاله [English]
Foresight as an effective instrument in policy making (especially in science and technology) helps governments deal with today’s challenges such as globalization and growing competition. In The process of conducting a foresight project, special dimensions of the project should be selected according to different variables. The present research studies variables that affect some dimensions of a foresight project and at the end a list of the variables is provided. Based on, the literature review, sample survey and interviews with experts, we selected and prioritized twenty first variables that affect the foresight project dimensions.