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1 Assistant Professor, Industrial Management Department, Masjed-Soleiman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Masjed-Soleiman, Iran,

2 Ph.D. Candidate, Industrial Management Department, Masjed-Soleiman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Masjed-Soleiman, Iran,

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics, Masjed-Soleiman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Masjed-Soleiman, Iran, email: ali.mahmoodirad@iauctb.ac.ir


Financial performance evaluation emerged as a great academia and business concern in the competitive world today. In order to clarify the progress status and improvement trend of finance, it is of supreme significance to appoint a professional financial performance evaluation study for the supportable progress of enterprises. This research focused on the seven critical factors which represented principal effects on the financial performance of the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Companies. Experts and engineers of 12 companies in Persian Gulf Petrochemical Company have been surveyed by sampling method, in which 180 questionnaires have been completed, and the basis of the work has been used to achieve the research objectives. The confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) approved the divergent validity of all desired factors and correspondent to the questionnaire. The nonparametric analysis demonstrated the study’s central hypothesis regarding the effectiveness of all under investigation parameters to meet the research goals. By the Friedman ranking test, the internal processes and external environment of the organization provided the highest and the lowest rank of impact on the financial performance of the petrochemical companies under review, respectively.


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