عنوان مقاله [English]
Today many of the large and infrastructure projects in the world are turning into learning battlefields and a growing number of organizations participate in such projects to improve their knowledge and capabilities. Not to manage properly, there are several factors that hinder knowledge transfer and learning opportunities in these projects. This research aims to identify key factors affecting project management inter-organizational Knowledge transfer in Iran petroleum international consortiums and to provide a conceptual model for it. Having an explorative and qualitative approach, a 3stage Delphi method is conducted with the contribution of 18 experts from Iran petroleum industry. 22 factors are explored in this research and the most important factors like: "the higher maturity of foreign partner in project management", "local partner level of intention and motivation to acquire PM knowledge from foreign partner" and "tie strength between partners" are prioritized as the top 10. Comparison with previous research findings, a couple of new revealed factors, and several practical and theoretical suggestions are also discussed in this paper.