publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

HRM practices used to promote pro-environmental behavior: a UK survey

Lara D. Zibarras; Phillipa Coan;
Open Access English
  • Published: 20 Jan 2015
  • Country: United Kingdom
To date, the extent to which UK organizations use human resource management (HRM) practices to promote pro-environmental behavior through workplace HRM policies and initiatives is under-researched within the literature. Therefore, this paper presents results of a survey investigating current HRM practices used to promote pro-environmental behavior in a sample of 214 UK organizations representing different sizes and industry sectors. Overall, findings indicated that HRM practices are not used to a great extent to encourage employees to become more pro-environmental. The most prevalent practices used within organizations incorporated elements of management involve...
free text keywords: HD, Management of Technology and Innovation, Strategy and Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Environmental behavior, Human resource management, Public relations, business.industry, business, Sustainability, Behavior change, Economics, Management
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