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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Environmental management system and human resource practices: is there a link between them in four Brazilian companies?
Authors: Jabbour, Charbel Jose Chiappetta
Santos, Fernando Cesar Almada
Seido, Nagano Marcelo
Contact Email: c.j.chiappettajabbour@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Environmental management system
human resource practices
Brazilian companies
Issue Date: Nov-2008
Citation: Jabbour CJC, Santos FCA & Seido Nagano M (2008) Environmental management system and human resource practices: is there a link between them in four Brazilian companies?, Journal of Cleaner Production, 16 (17), pp. 1922-1925.
Abstract: The aim of this article is to analyze the theoretical model proposed by [Jabbour CJC, Santos FCA. Relationships between human resource dimensions and environmental management in companies: proposal of a model. Journal of Cleaner Production 2008;16(1):51–8.] based on the data collected in four Brazilian companies. This model investigates how the phases of the environmental management system can be linked to human resource practices in order to attain continuous improvement of a company's environmental performance. Our aim is to contribute to a field, which has little empirical evidence. Although the interaction between the phases of the environmental management system and human resource practices is recommended by the specialized literature [Daily BF, Huang S. Achieving sustainability through attention to human resource factors in environmental management. International Journal of Operations and Production Management 2001;21(12):1539–52.], the results indicate that most of the theoretical assumptions could not be confirmed in these Brazilian companies.
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2008.02.004
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