سال انتشار: ۱۳۸۷
محل انتشار: هفتمین کنفرانس بین المللی روابط تجاری شرق و غرب آسیا : فرصت ها، چشم انداز و چالشها
تعداد صفحات: ۲۴
Mehdi Abzari – Associate Professor, Management Department, University of Isfahan
Ali Safari – Ph.D. Candidate, Management Department, University of Isfahan
In recent years a growing awareness of the importance of entrepreneurial activity for economic development hasriggered research on the fundamentals ofentrepreneurship. Cross-national differences in levels of entrepreneurialactivity may be explained by a wide range of economic, technological, cultural and institutional factors. In particular, differences in value systems and cultural orientations towards entrepreneurship have been argued to affectentrepreneurship. Culture has played an increasing role in demographic explanations over two past decades. Forunderstanding the motivation of entrepreneurship behavior, it is necessary to have some knowledge of its propertiesas for understanding the context in which behavior occurs, having someknowledge of its properties isnecessary. This paper examines the role of culture on entrepreneurship development withreference to Iranian culture. It explains the cultural attributes of Iran and how those affect their entrepreneurial behavior. The approachfor tackling the subject mainly would be literature review with content analysis in the subject area. Based on review and analyzing of existing literature and data in this area, this paper presenting a model that identifies cultural factors that most significantly being influenced on entrepreneurship development in Iran. Since the subjectis newly introduced, identification and model building could be original and be used in entrepreneurshipvelopmentfor Iran.