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The Impact of Human Resource Management on Environmental Performance: An Employee-Level Study

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  • Pascal Paillé
  • Yang Chen
  • Olivier Boiral
  • Jiafei Jin

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This field study investigated the relationship between strategic human resource management, internal environmental concern, organizational citizenship behavior for the environment, and environmental performance. The originality of the present research was to link human resource management and environmental management in the Chinese context. Data consisted of 151 matched questionnaires from top management team members, chief executive officers, and frontline workers. The main results indicate that organizational citizenship behavior for the environment fully mediates the relationship between strategic human resource management and environmental performance, and that internal environmental concern moderates the effect of strategic human resource management on organizational citizenship behavior for the environment. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

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  • Pascal Paillé & Yang Chen & Olivier Boiral & Jiafei Jin, 2014. "The Impact of Human Resource Management on Environmental Performance: An Employee-Level Study," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 121(3), pages 451-466, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:121:y:2014:i:3:p:451-466
    DOI: 10.1007/s10551-013-1732-0
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