Document Type : Research Paper


1 student at Islamic Azad University of Qazvin

2 Entrepreneurship Development,Faculty of Entrepreneurship ,Tehtan University,Tehran,Iran

3 Human Resources,Faculty of Management and Accounting, College of Farabi ,Tehran University,Qom,Iran


Using previous literature to comprehend the future of technology appears to be insufficient. Hence, as technology evolves rapidly, so must its concepts. Given the importance of basic technologies and their unique qualities, they have been regarded as highly significant. This study was conducted to analyse the notion of basic technologies, offer a primary definition, and demonstrate how it might be used in subsequent research to clarify the idea of basic technologies in the literature.
To this end, a hybrid approach was adopted. The concept of basic technologies in WOS texts was studied in the theoretical section. In the field study, using content analysis and integrating Walker and Avant’s approach with the SODABI approach, in-depth interviews were conducted with 12 experts and university professors from various fields of engineering and management who had academic and executive experiences. The final analysis was carried out using the Corbin and Strauss analysis method. The content analysis framework was then presented as the foundation for the content analysis of basic technologies. Furthermore, a comprehensive definition of basic technologies was presented by determining their importance in the maturity of technology, as well as its standards and qualities. The findings of this study can provide an objective and comprehensible picture of basic technologies and their applications, paving the way for future research and shedding light on new dimensions of technology. Additionally, based on the research findings, some suggestions were offered in the conclusion.


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