A Pattern for Sustainable Development from Perspective of Stakeholders Theory

Document Type : Original Article


1 Instructor of Management and Accounting Dept., Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran

2 Professor, Faculty of Management & Accounting, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran

4 MS.c., Medical Science, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

5 Associate Professor, Faculty of Management & Accounting, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran


The aim of this research is to prepare a comprehensive pattern for sustainable development namely, sea transport which is one of the important parts of the transportation industry. The mention focused on improving communications and coordination among maritime organizations in this area. The research written based on a descriptive correlative research method. In the data gathering; we have used a Field – Librarian Method.
First, the Delphi method has been used to examine the framework for sustainable development and its effective components in the mention industry. Required information has been gathered by survey tools such as observations, interviews and questionnaires. Also structural equation technique, path analysis and LISREL software are used to analyze the gathered information. The conclusion of this research is representing a suitable model for explaining the relationships among stakeholder demands, supply chain performance and sustainable development so that we can declare the demands and requests initiated of stakeholders has direct and indirect meaningful relationships with sustainable development. In the long term; relevant organizations will be able to respond effectively to the needs and requests of key stakeholders and also will implement professional human resources which to be one of the most influential elements in the conceptual model.