Leveraging Green Human Resource Management Practices towards Environmental Performance: An Empirical Evidence from the Manufacturing Context in Emerging Economy

  • Mahi Uddin Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business Studies, International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh
Keywords: GHRM practices, manufacturing sector, emerging economy

Abstract

This study investigates the role of green human resource management (GHRM) practices on environmental performance (EP) of manufacturing organizations in Bangladesh. The study utilized a questionnaire survey among 328 manufacturing organizations selected conveniently from a population of 5608 firms located in Dhaka and Chattogram. PLS-SEM (partial least squares) was employed to assess the proposed research model. Out of six, three hypotheses were supported. Particularly, green job analysis and job description, green training and development, and green reward and compensation practices significantly influence environmental performance of manufacturing organizations. This study provides valuable insights for organizations on the GHRM-EP link in a unique South-Asian context with high level of environmental degradation. This research also contributes to fill the research gap as few studies have investigated the under-researched area. The findings are of important to scholars, decision makers, and practitioners. Further, the study explains the limitations and directions for future studies.

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Published
2022-03-31
How to Cite
Mahi Uddin. (2022). Leveraging Green Human Resource Management Practices towards Environmental Performance: An Empirical Evidence from the Manufacturing Context in Emerging Economy. International Journal of Business and Society, 23(1), 585-603. https://doi.org/10.33736/ijbs.4631.2022