Designing an entrepreneurial networking capability model

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph. D. Student, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz branch

2 Associate Prof., Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

3 Assistant Professor in Islamic Azad University, Hadishahr branch


The purpose of this article is to provide a model of entrepreneurship network capability. This research is basic in terms of purpose. Qualitative method - systematic review has been used to collect information. This research has identified, collected and analyzed the various dimensions and documentary propositions and the presented propositions about the capability of the entrepreneurial networking. The statistical population of this research includes all researches in the field of networking capability that are mentioned in the period "open start (without application date) until the end of January 2021" in Scopus database. The search date in the database is July 31, 2021. In this research, to identify research on network capability, using keywords related to network capability terms in "title" and in the subject area of ​​"business, management and accounting" and the type of document, the limited search for "article" and " Conference Paper ", of which 197 papers were found. In the next stage, by studying the abstract of the above documents and using other indicators, 79 articles remained. Mentioned articles were published between 1997 and 2021. The components and dimensions of network capability in these articles, after the coding process, are classified into three categories: attendance, processes and consequences. Finally, the research proposals was presented.


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