عنوان مقاله [English]
Due to the very small share of the global market of Iranian furniture and the need to improve the situation in Iran, this study was aimed to determine the factors contributing to the development of furniture industry in developing countries and provide strategies for improvement in Iran. 29 criteria and sub-criteria under 6 general criteria including, human resources, socio-cultural, economic, political, technical and environmental aspects were analyzed using analytical hierarchy process according to the basic studies and internet communications with foreign experts and scholars and interviews with local experience professionals and technicians, the degree of importance of each one of the has-been identified. The results show that the standards of education, labor, government support for the production, marketing strategies, product innovation and cheap labor, respectively. The highest rating, and also human resource development strategy and human resources index were found the most appropriate solution and the most sensitive indicators.