Application of Interval Type-2 Fuzzy DEMATEL for Evaluation of Environmental Good Governance Components

Document Type : Original Article


1 Associate Professor of Management, Allameh Tabataba'i University Lecturer, Department of Management and Economics, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Iran.

2 Phd Student of Management, Department of Management and Economics, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Iran.


Elaborating an effective solution for improving the quality of environment has gained attentions. Governments have interests in investing in environmental sustainable activities. Despite of these kinds of attempts and introduction of environmental good governance, green issues require a continuous study in the field to gain an advantage. Current study has investigated the components of environmental governance by usage of interval type-2 fuzzy DEMATEL. It has been distinguished that agency and Adaptiveness from elements of environmental governance can determine the changes of the whole system. Besides, there are knowledge, norm, power and scale which play roles as crosscutting themes and their footprints are specified in all the elements. The results show that knowledge and norms have the ability to change the other crosscutting themes while power is more influenced by others. Such findings can help scholars to figure out how they can make the environmental governance have better performance.

Volume 10, Issue 3
July 2022
Pages 48-65
  • Receive Date: 12 April 2022
  • Revise Date: 22 May 2022
  • Accept Date: 21 June 2022
  • First Publish Date: 01 July 2022