Relationships and ranking factors influencing the commercialization of research results, using techniques: DEMATEL and ISM - Case study of Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology

ahmad jafarnejad chaghoshi, jamal khani jazani, sahar jafari


Commercialization of research achievements, continuation of research, creating significant economic value for organizations and is the founder of progress in many aspects of society. For example, for a clearer understanding of how important it is for society, you can buy essay online and get acquainted with graphs and valuable materials. Commercialization of ideas and research result is inevitable and requires sufficient attention of managers. Successful commercialization to stay in today's competitive market deemed necessary. In order to evaluate and rank the factors influencing the commercialization of outcomes, decision-making techniques such as ISM and DEMATEL have been used. At first, the most important factors affecting the commercialization of achievements through literature review identified and studied. The questionnaire of the techniques that used was set and for completion was given to experts. After reviewing the questionnaires that were returned, they were analyzed. Steps were needed to perform the analysis techniques were done. DEMATEL technique displayed the relationships between variables based on the graphic chart. Finally, ISM technique with analyzing the relationships between variables, offers a conceptual framework of factors.

The majority of the variables that were identified as the cause in DEMATEL technique are at the first level priority in ISM model.

It can be concluded that these two techniques overlap in this section and if the correct process, similar result can be concluded. Thus, by identifying the most important variables that affect the commercialization of achievements and as well as the relationships and interactions between them can overcome these obstacles in order of priority that the organization, the community and the people use its benefit

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