Volume 23, Issue 3 (2019)                   IQBQ 2019, 23(3): 161-187 | Back to browse issues page

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nobahar E, Dehghan nayeri M, rajabzadeh ghatari A. A Model on Iranian Banks Sustainability Assessment. IQBQ. 2019; 23 (3) :161-187
URL: http://mri.modares.ac.ir/article-19-32198-en.html
1- PhD Student Tarbiat Modares University
2- Assistant Professor, Tarbiat Modares University , mdnayeri@modares.ac.ir
3- Associate Professor Tarbiat Modares University
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Today, according to the international significance of sustainability, scholars aim to develop sustainability assessment models within the banking industry. Since that, the banks affect the development of sustainability within the countries both directly and indirectly. The purpose of the present study is to provide a comprehensive Assessment Model for the Iranian banking system, which evaluates the bankchr('39')s sustainability through different aspects. Therefore, as implied research with a descriptive mixed method, the study employed a Meta-synthesis approach in order to obtain codes, themes, and categories of sustainability in the banking industry. In the following, ISM structured a network of relationships between the themes as a model while ANP helped to determine the weights of the themes and categories. Ultimately using the content analysis, the sustainability information of the banks extracted to feed the provided model, which lead to the sustainability computation of 27 governmental and non-governmental Iranian banks. As a result, Pasargad Bank ranked first, while Ayande and Melli Banks ranked second and third respectively. Moreover, it became clear that the average sustainability score of non-governmental was higher than governmental banks, while most of them neglect the environmental issues, which needs to be considered in their strategies

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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Management Science and Operations Research
Received: 2019/04/21 | Published: 2019/10/2

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