عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Intense competition in today’s rivalry world, encourage Firms to acquire sustainable competitive advantages in order to survive. The role of technology is a major factor to achieve competitive advantages, consequently the acquisition, development and application of technology creating competitive advantages as speedily as possible is vital for the firms. This research investigates the determinants which influence the choice of T.S.M. in Iranian technology intensive and high-technology firms while describing how those determinants affect the choice of TSMs. We argue the hypothesis relying on determinants and their effects on three categories of technology sourcing modes (TSMs); Internal development, cooperation and acquisition. eleven hypotheses are argued and tested . Employing statistical models such as factor analysis, regression, ANOVA, etc., firm-related factors affecting technology sourcing modes in the context of Iranian high-tech industries are identified. These statistical models are provided using SPSS software, version 15.