Document Type : Original Article


1 Graduate of PhD in Entrepreneurship Group, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin Branch, Qazvin, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin Branch, Qazvin, Iran


Agriculture is one of the pillars of economics and its development requires a particular attention to all production factors. This paper aims to provide a systematic and conceptual model that is based on a conceptualization of the field. For this purpose, the theory and methodology based on data derived from field observations and interviews drawn from a systematic conceptual model of key informants, was extracted. The current model shows that original category of agriculture business i.e. business growth is originated from causal conditions including personal features, supportive roles, and production factors and based on evaluation strategies and the exploitation of opportunities leads to new value based on business growth as a result of the process. Underlying conditions, such as individual factors, and geographical conditions as well as environmental conditions, including the government, the legislature, and banks are effective in this process. Understanding the aspects of business growth is effective in formulating policies to support and promote entrepreneurship. Moreover, designing a growth model to help business owners select a definition for firm growth is essential. It is noteworthy that until now, the majority of the proposed models have been ineffective in some aspects and more attention is needed for future growth modeling in research areas.


  • Agriculture is one of the pillars of economics and its development requires a particular attention to all production factors.
  • International studies show that environmental factors in some countries increase the production costs close to 30%, but in countries where business climate is more suitable, environmental costs are reduced to about 5%.
  • Developing an entrepreneurial culture and supporting entrepreneurship and job creation are the essentials of recovery in the agricultural sector and shall be considered at the center of development.


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