Explaining and Testing the Aboriginal Model of Shopping Malls’ Success: (Case Study: Shopping Malls in Tehran)

Document Type : Research Paper


Faculty of Management & Economic, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran


In recent years, the construction of shopping malls is rising across the country. But only some of them were successful to accommodate a large number of visitors while the other ones are constantly changing the commercial units’ use. while the decline in demand for commercial units in form of multi-purpose complexes as well as the country recession have aroused this situation. Therefore, in this research proposed qualitative model for the shopping malls’ success is tested. Based on data collection, the present study is considered as descriptive. Before collecting the data through questionnaire, and so as to check the validity and reliability of the study, a pre-test was taken. The sample members were selected among the customers of five malls in Tehran, and the model dimensions and their relationships are tested based on Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). The findings indicate a significant impact of the variable of causal conditions on the process of achieving success model in shopping malls. Also, the study results indicate that the variables of intervening conditions and context conditions affect on the variable of strategies and related actions and this variable has impact on the variable of consequences.


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