American Journal of Industrial Engineering
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American Journal of Industrial Engineering. 2016, 4(1), 1-6
DOI: 10.12691/ajie-4-1-1
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Opportunities, Priorities and Challenges for the Industrial Development of the Bushehr Province, from the Perspective of Experts, Professionals and Industrialists of Bushehr

Rokhsareh Rafat1,

1MA in Educational Administration, Islamic Azad University, Bushehr Branch, Bushehr, Iran

Pub. Date: February 16, 2016

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Rokhsareh Rafat. Opportunities, Priorities and Challenges for the Industrial Development of the Bushehr Province, from the Perspective of Experts, Professionals and Industrialists of Bushehr. American Journal of Industrial Engineering. 2016; 4(1):1-6. doi: 10.12691/ajie-4-1-1

Abstract

This study aimed to examine opportunities, priorities, and challenges for this province's industrial development from the perspective of experts, professionals and industrialists of Bushehr. To achieve this objective, descriptive and survey methodology and researcher-made questionnaire have been used that the reliability of the questionnaire is 0.80, based on the test of Cronbach's alpha. The statistical population consists of 731 experts, industrialists and the industry experts that based on the formula to determine sample size, 288 people were randomly selected. After analyzing the data, the main purpose of this study was to determine opportunities and priorities, and challenges faced byte province's industrial development from the perspective of experts, professionals and industrialists in Bushehr province, the following results were obtained from all respondents’ standpoint: The most important opportunities of province's industrial development frequency: 1) the potential capacity of the province in the field of communication and transport, 2) unique geographical location of the province, 3) efficient and capable human resources, 4) the potential capacity of investment attraction and small industries, 5) rich reserves of natural resources. The most important challenges facing the province's industrial development: 1) lack of financial support from industry, banks, 2) legal and administrative problems, 3) business problems, 4) a delay in the construction, completion and inappropriate deployment of industrial projects, and the most important priorities faced by industrial development of province include: 1) maritime industry, 2) industries related to fisheries, 3) industry related to palms gardens, 4) the petrochemical industry.

Keywords:
opportunities priorities challenges industrial development bushehr province

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