This research seeks to provide fresh insights into the managerial learning of turbulent sociopolitical and economic conditions in the petrochemical industry. The study highlights the importance of various aspects of turbulent economic conditions within the petrochemical industry however, it emphasizes the role of manager as pivotal to the business success. There is a small amount of information available on the role of management under turbulent Middle Eastern petrochemical industry. Therefore, this research aimed to investigate the circumstances surrounding the conducting business interactions in a complex, volatile condition such as the Iranian Petrochemical Commercial Company PCC with many economic and technical challenges. The data collected from interviews were analyzed using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis IPA. The determinant that appeared to dramatically affect the firms survival was found to be the managements competence. This study provides evidence for future orientated learning outcomes, enhancing awareness and preparedness of the firms for future activities.
|Title of host publication
|British Academy of Management Conference
|Place of Publication
|Published - Sept 2019