Pathology of Technology-Based Business in Iran in Terms of Economic Sanctions

Document Type : Original Article


1 Payame Noor University, Tehran , Iran.

2 Department of Management, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran.

3 Department of Management, Payame Noor University, Tehran , Iran.


Technology-based business (TBB) is the driving force of knowledge based economies. Accordingly, planning to improve the environment of TBB is an effective factor for the sustainable development in any country. However, due to economic sanction and inflation, in our country, TBB are the focus of various environmental challenges. Using a qualitative and practical approach, this study based on Fuzzy Delphi Method, investigated the pathology of national TBB environment in economic sanction. This study aims to find challenges from the sanction in front of national TBB for growth and development of their activities. The process led to extract and prioritize challenge of sanction on these businesses in direct negative and indirect negative impacts category. The study results are a preface to solve problems of TBB and strengthen national ability against sanctions.


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