publication . Article . 2009

GREEN MANAGEMENT: THE REALITY OF BEING GREEN IN BUSINESS

Tran, Ben;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Dec 2009 Journal: Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science, volume 14, issue 27, pages 21-45
Abstract
"Green management and going green are not as clear cut and easy as hyped by the general media. While going ecologically green is indeed beneficial and appropriate, the process and procedure of becoming green is anything but easy. Firstly, turning green is largely not a legal requirement, but a voluntary process. Thus, even though LEED (which is by far the more publicly known green certification standard) governs the certification of the green management effort, it is not a compulsory condition for practitioners to go green. Secondly, even with the encouragement of incentives to comply, practitioners are skeptical in becoming green due to: (a) a lack of true unde...
Subjects
free text keywords: Green management; green business practices; barriers toward green management; encouragement & incentives for green management; LEED Certification., Green management; green business practices; barriers toward green management; encouragement & incentives for green management; LEED certification; gerencia ecológica; prácticas empresariales ecológicas; barreras a la gestión ecológica, Gerencia ecológica; Prácticas empresariales ecológicas; Barreras a la gestión ecológica; Estímulos e incentivos para la gestión ecológica; Certificación LEED
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