Identifying factors affecting sustainable rural tourism with the approach of social capital education

Identifying factors affecting sustainable rural tourism with the approach of social capital education

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  • Zahra mashayekh PHD Student, Faculty of economy and management, Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, Iran
  • Amir kazemi Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, Iran https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8513-7182
  • Hamid mahmoudian ssistant Professor, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, Iran.
  • Hasan soltani Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, Iran.

Abstract

The aim of the research was to identify the effective factors on sustainable rural tourism with the approach of social capital education. In the first step, the most important rural tourism criteria have been identified based on social capital education. For this purpose, it will be used to study theoretical foundations and research literature on rural tourism and social capital. Also, after collecting the primary indicators, the views of the professors and experts are used to validate and ensure the correctness of the selected indicators. The sample population was 10 managers of cultural heritage and tourism organization. FANP fuzzy network analysis method was used to ensure the correctness of the identified indicators and screening and statistics of the final indicators and including risk factors. The most important main criteria of the present study are: rural tourism capabilities, rural tourism strategies based on education, government macro-plans and policies, social capital education solutions and improving the performance of rural tourism. Based on the obtained results, the new circle of global development in the current era is witnessing a wide competition based on innovation to obtain scarce and limited resources, which guarantees the path of long-term and sustainable development of the society. Creating a competitive advantage requires that its occurrence creates significant qualitative changes. There are different types of innovations, including technological, economic, commercial, etc., which are effective in meeting the needs and creating human welfare based on the components of social capital education. However, many needs are not met. From the point of view of various experts, one of the ways to meet the needs is a kind of synchronization with changes in all fields, which is all-round innovation based on rural tourism indicators and moving towards sustainable development.

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2023-06-17

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mashayekh, Z., kazemi, A., mahmoudian, H., & soltani, H. (2023). Identifying factors affecting sustainable rural tourism with the approach of social capital education: Identifying factors affecting sustainable rural tourism with the approach of social capital education. International Journal of Learning Spaces Studies, 1(4), 29–39. Retrieved from https://journals.artahub.com/index.php/lss/article/view/30

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