African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6801

Full Length Research Paper

Identification of the effective structural factors on creating and developing digital entrepreneurship in agricultural sector

Nour-Mohammad Yaghoubi1, Mahdi Salehi2*, Amir Eftekharian3, and Ebrahim Samipourgiri4
  1Department of Management, School of Management and Accounting, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran. 2Department of Accounting, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran. 3Member of Young researcher club, Islamic Azad University, Zahedan Branch, Iran. 4University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran.
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  •  Accepted: 04 October 2011
  •  Published: 29 February 2012



Nowadays, information technology influences all organizational and social activities levels and it causes to change the nature of trend and business. Create kinds of entrepreneurship from combining the concept of entrepreneurship and information technology that one of them is digital entrepreneurship. Hereto, if we use Internet and information and communication technology as tool for creating the business and trend opportunities, it can be said that we enjoyed digital entrepreneurship. The researcher in the present study tends to study the structural efficacious factors of creation and development of digital entrepreneurship. Certainly, the main focus in the present study is how to create the small and medium companies. Also, the researcher has used the different theories, application survey and questionnaire of digital entrepreneurship. In the present research, the sample size consists of 40 experts of entrepreneurship in Iran. Data analysis was carried out by using the statistical program packages SPSS 17.0 and Lisrel 8.54. The results of the present study illustrated that between structural factors of digital entrepreneurship, the cognitional role of government is more important than other factors.


Key words: Digital entrepreneurship, information and communication technology, digital workplace, government factors and electronic readiness level.