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Adoption of green supply chain initiatives among small and medium sized suppliers

Kamaruddin, Nor Kamariah and Kovalan, Victoria and Mohd Adi, Mohd Nazir and Ahmad, Abd Rahman and Md. Noor, Haris (2013) Adoption of green supply chain initiatives among small and medium sized suppliers. In: The 20th International Business Information Management Association Conference, 25-26 March 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Even though green supply chains have been proven to lessen environmental issues and provide economic benefits, little is known about green supply chains, especially in the perspective of Malaysia. This paper aims to describe what factors drive small and medium-sized suppliers in participating in green supply chain initiatives. The data collection instrument for this research is through questionnaires. Results indicated thatthe supplier’s supply chain readiness, buyer’s influence and government involvement drive suppliers to participate in green supply chain initiatives. Indeed,the readiness of the supply chain was the most important factor that drives the participation of SME andfollowed by the buyer’s influence and finally the government involvement.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: supply chain initiatives; small and medium-sized suppliers; Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF1-293 Commerce
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2018 07:49
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2018 07:49
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3699
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