Factors in Organisational Environmental Management System Implementation – Developed vs. Developing Country Contexts

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Kola-Lawal, Constance; Wood, Mike; Alo, Babajide; Clark, Andrew;
(2014)
  • Publisher: SDEWES Centre
  • Journal: Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy,volume 2,issue 4 (issn: 1848-9257, eissn: 1848-9257)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.13044/j.sdewes.2014.02.0032
  • Subject: Benefits;Drivers;Environmental management system;Environmental behaviour | Benefits | T | built_and_human_env | Economic growth, development, planning | Environmental management system | Technology | Environmental behaviour. | Drivers | HD72-88

Country specificities and national cultures influence Environmental Management Systems (EMS) implementation and pro-environmental behaviour in organisations. Previous studies have focused on organisations in developed or emerging economies, creating a need to establish ... View more
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