Measuring the Social Responsibility of Agricultural Entrepreneurship Corporations in Rural Areas: A Case Study of the Villages of Kashmar, Bardsakan and Khalil Abad

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant professor, Geography Department, Literature Faculty, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.

2 Professor, Geography Department, Literature Faculty, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.

3 PhD student, Geography Department, Literature Faculty, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.


Social responsibility is a tool for discussing the obligations that a company must fulfil for its society. In this regard, the present study evaluates the social responsibility of entrepreneurship companies from economic, ethical, social, environmental, legal and humanitarian points of view. The research method is descriptive and analytical. The data were collected from 10 rural entrepreneurship companies in the villages of Kashmar, Bardaskan and Khalil Abad using library studies, the SPSS software and the Fuzzy Vikor model. The results of the research indicated strong correlations among the majority of the social responsibility indicators of the studied companies. Of the companies involved in the entrepreneurship, Armaghan cooperative company with Q = 1, and Negin Yaghoot Food Products Company with Q = 0/7 scored the lowest ranks, but Fakhr Tarshiz with Q = 0.256 and the leading cultivating company of Saleh Kashmar with Q = 0.078 obtained the highest ranks.


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