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Designing a qualitative system dynamics model of crowdfunding by document model building

Ali Haji Gholam Saryazdi (Tarbiat Modares University Faculty of Management and Economics, Tehran, Iran)
Ali Rajabzadeh Ghatari (Tarbiat Modares University Faculty of Management and Economics, Tehran, Iran)
Alinaghi Mashayekhi (Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran)
Alireza Hassanzadeh (Tarbiat Modares University Faculty of Management and Economics, Tehran, Iran)

Qualitative Research in Financial Markets

ISSN: 1755-4179

Article publication date: 6 August 2019

Issue publication date: 24 April 2020

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to design a qualitative model of crowdfunding dynamics through the document model building (DMB).

Design/methodology/approach

Methodology in this paper is the qualitative system dynamics through DMB. In DMB, the authors identify the variables that are drivers of its growth and collapse, and the model will be developed by using the systematic review of the literature.

Findings

Designing of the dynamics of crowdfunding model through DMB. Identifying variables that are drivers of crowdfunding growth and collapse. Determining leverage points in crowdfunding diffusion.

Originality/value

This paper, for the first time, with the aim of identifying and explaining the efficient positive and negative dynamics in this method, examines crowdfunding systematically and structurally.

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Citation

Haji Gholam Saryazdi, A., Rajabzadeh Ghatari, A., Mashayekhi, A. and Hassanzadeh, A. (2020), "Designing a qualitative system dynamics model of crowdfunding by document model building", Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, Vol. 12 No. 2, pp. 197-224. https://doi.org/10.1108/QRFM-07-2018-0082

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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