publication . Article . 2014

An empirical examination of stakeholder pressures, green operations practices and environmental performance

Wantao Yu; Ramakrishnan Ramanathan;
Closed Access English
  • Published: 25 Jun 2014
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This study explores two key attributes constituting green operations practices (i.e. internal green management and green product/process design) and examines the links of adopting green operations practices with its antecedent factors (stakeholder pressures) and consequent performance outcomes (environmental performance). Data collected from 167 manufacturing firms in the UK were analysed using structural equation modelling. The results reveal that stakeholder pressures have a significant positive effect on internal green management, and that internal green management significantly affects green product/process design. The two attributes of green operations prac...
Subjects
free text keywords: HF5351, Management Science and Operations Research, Strategy and Management, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Stakeholder, Structural equation modeling, Operations management, Process design, Green management, Manufacturing firms, Empirical examination, Engineering, business.industry, business
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