عنوان مقاله [English]
In this research we are intended to find cost reduction strategies and factors related to the costs as one of the approaches to deal with financial problems of IRIB. In this research, in depth interviews are conducted with media practitioners and experts and then based on qualitative content analysis, first research themes were extracted from data obtained from interviews and then in a coding process each of these themes were assigned a code and at last they were placed in axial coding system. Titles were extracted in two categories of increasing cost factors and cost reduction strategies and 70 ways to reduce costs in eight categories were obtained. In this study we found that Outsourcing the production process and turning inside work forces into private contractors, and codification of outsourced production with ranking and assessment of producers, applying absorption system to develop human resources in order to increase labor productivity, applying technology management system, allocating the budget to cost units and controlling major projects and programs of relevance to control the costs and standardization of organization processes are the main strategies to reduce costs in the IRIB.