Document Type : Promotional article
Master of Entrepreneurship Management student, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran.
Assistant Professor and Faculty of management and Economic, University of Sistan and Baluchestan. Zahedan, Iran.
Master of Entrepreneurship Management, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran.
The present study aimed to identify the effective propellants on digital entrepreneurship in small and medium-sized businesses with a Meta-Synthesis approach. The Meta-Synthesis requires that the researcher perform an accurate and profound revision, combining the findings of relevant qualitative research. By using the Meta-Synthesis method, 140 articles in the field of digital entrepreneurship, evaluation and analysis of content, dimensions and related codes were extracted, and the significance and priority of each method was determined by a little Shannon entropy. The results showed that organizational culture codes, customer-oriented, social factors have the most important factor. Finally, after the study steps, the inference model was presented from qualitative findings that this model of 3 dimensions (Intra-organizational, Extra organizational, and the infrastructures), 6 concepts (organizational capabilities, organizational policy, supportive protection, environmental capabilities, IT infrastructure, environmental infrastructure) and 30 Code is composed. Shannon›s entropy result showed that the codes of organizational culture, customer orientation, and social factors ranked first and third, respectively, as effective propellants of digital entrepreneurship in small and medium-sized businesses, respectively.