Document Type : Research Paper


1 3. Ph.D. Student in Operation Research Management, Faculty of Economic Management and Administrative Sciences, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Operation Research, Faculty of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

3 Assistant professor Department of industrial management &information Technology Shahid Beheshti University Tehran Iran


Petrochemical industry is one of the leading industries in the field of oil and gas in the country, which has a significant role in completing the chains of value creation in this field. Today, given the fact that sustainable development and, consequently, sustainable adaptation in supply chain management have become a social demand, the development of the petrochemical industry in the country and the penetration of global markets require the adaptation of sustainable development approaches in this industry. The purpose of this study is to identify, assess and analyze enablers that facilitates the achievement of sustainable development goals in the petrochemical supply chain. In order to achieve the research objectives, first by using Meta-Synthesis Method, the previous studies in the field of sustainable supply chain management investigated and the main factors and components that enable sustainable supply chain management have identified. Then, according to the Graph Theory and Matrix Approach (GTMA), the Supply chain management enablers have been analyzed. Based on the research findings, sustainable supply chain management enablers in the petrochemical industry was divided into components related to corporate governance, supply chain management, continuity of supply chain, supply chain characteristics, partnership in supply chain, and employees. The components related to continuity of the supply chain were the first priorities of planning in the petrochemical industry.


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