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The Pro-Environmental Behaviour of Employee in an Apparel Manufacturing Organization in Nuwara-Eliya District of Sri Lanka

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Manoharan Vinojini ,

Eastern University, LK
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Specialized HRM Research Student, Department of Management

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Anthonypillai Anton Arulrajah

Eastern University, LK
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Senior Lecturer, Department of Management

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Abstract

The pro-environmental behaviour of employee is a key employee behaviour in the workplace in the context of green organizational behaviour. In general, there are many internal and external factors which promote pro-environmental behaviour of employee. In this context, objective of this paper is to examine the impact of internal and external factors on pro-environmental behaviour of employee in the workplace. Based on the literature review, relevant internal and external factors which can predict pro-environmental behaviour of employee in the workplace were identified. Internal factors include social norms, personal norms and attitude toward pro-environmental behaviour and external factors consist of situational factors, leadership behaviour and leadership support. The primary data were collected through questionnaire from 130 respondents from a selected apparel manufacturing organization in Nuwara-Eliya District of Sri Lanka to achieve the research objective. In order to achieve the study objective, this study applied univariate, correlation and regression analyses. Findings of the study show that both internal and external factors have positive impact on pro-environmental behaviour of employee individually, however in the overall model, only the external factors have positive and significant impact on pro-environmental behaviour of employees. The findings of this study are useful in understanding the impact of selected internal and external factors on pro-environmental behaviour of employee in apparel manufacturing organizations.
How to Cite: Vinojini, M. & Arulrajah, A.A., (2017). The Pro-Environmental Behaviour of Employee in an Apparel Manufacturing Organization in Nuwara-Eliya District of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management. 7(1), pp.1–17. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljhrm.v7i1.5634
Published on 14 Aug 2017.
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