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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10547/332974
Title:
The impact of organizational pressures on environmental performance of firms
Authors:
Ramanathan, Ramakrishnan ( 0000-0002-8861-2209 ) ; Poomkaew, Boonchan; Nath, Prithwiraj
Abstract:
The role of various organizational pressures in influencing performance of firms has been an interesting research topic in a variety of fields and has received the attention of researchers working in the field of environmental strategy. Although there are previous studies that have looked at the influence of various pressures in influencing firms’ environmental strategies, our study provides a more holistic analysis considering a variety of such pressures in a single framework. We discuss a research study to analyze how pressures from internal and external stakeholders of a firm, economic pressures, environmental regulations, and pressures of environmental compliance have affected environmental performance of firms using data collected from manufacturing firms in the United Kingdom. We have found that internal stakeholders provide the greatest impact in shaping environmental performance of firms, closely followed by economic pressures, environmental regulations, and external stakeholders in that order. Fears of penalties due to environmental compliance have the least impact, although this pressure also has a positive and significant impact on environmental performance.
Affiliation:
University of Bedfordshire; Nottingham University; University of East Anglia
Citation:
Ramanathan, R., Poomkaew, B., Nath, P. (2014) 'The impact of organizational pressures on environmental performance of firms' Business Ethics: A European Review 23 (2):169 -182
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Business ethics: a European review
Issue Date:
4-Mar-2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10547/332974
DOI:
10.1111/beer.12042
Additional Links:
http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/beer.12042
Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
0962-8770
Sponsors:
Partly funded by Nottingham Innovative Manufacturing research centre
Appears in Collections:
Business and Information Systems Research Centre (BISC)

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dc.contributor.authorRamanathan, Ramakrishnanen
dc.contributor.authorPoomkaew, Boonchanen
dc.contributor.authorNath, Prithwirajen
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-21T09:58:26Z-
dc.date.available2014-10-21T09:58:26Z-
dc.date.issued2014-03-04-
dc.identifier.citationRamanathan, R., Poomkaew, B., Nath, P. (2014) 'The impact of organizational pressures on environmental performance of firms' Business Ethics: A European Review 23 (2):169 -182en
dc.identifier.issn0962-8770-
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/beer.12042-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10547/332974-
dc.description.abstractThe role of various organizational pressures in influencing performance of firms has been an interesting research topic in a variety of fields and has received the attention of researchers working in the field of environmental strategy. Although there are previous studies that have looked at the influence of various pressures in influencing firms’ environmental strategies, our study provides a more holistic analysis considering a variety of such pressures in a single framework. We discuss a research study to analyze how pressures from internal and external stakeholders of a firm, economic pressures, environmental regulations, and pressures of environmental compliance have affected environmental performance of firms using data collected from manufacturing firms in the United Kingdom. We have found that internal stakeholders provide the greatest impact in shaping environmental performance of firms, closely followed by economic pressures, environmental regulations, and external stakeholders in that order. Fears of penalties due to environmental compliance have the least impact, although this pressure also has a positive and significant impact on environmental performance.en
dc.description.sponsorshipPartly funded by Nottingham Innovative Manufacturing research centreen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherWileyen
dc.relation.urlhttp://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/beer.12042en
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Business Ethics: A European Reviewen
dc.subjectstakeholder pressuresen
dc.subjectregulatory pressuresen
dc.subjecteconomic pressuresen
dc.subjectenvironmental performanceen
dc.titleThe impact of organizational pressures on environmental performance of firmsen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Bedfordshireen
dc.contributor.departmentNottingham Universityen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of East Angliaen
dc.identifier.journalBusiness ethics: a European reviewen
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