Influence of Environmental Knowledge on Manager’s Decision Regarding Sustainable Business Practices in Companies
considers the nature of environmental knowledge and its importance in general as
well as from a sustainable business perspective. Key literature on current environmental
knowledge affairs form the bulk of the discussion to illuminate issues of interest.
As it considers sustainable business practices, their history, nature and effectiveness,
while seeking to investigate them from the perspective of a dependent variable that
results from causative environmental knowledge. A purposive sample of 40 managers
in different industries on the subject was carried out to investigate the correlation
and possible influence of environmental knowledge on sustainable business management
in today’s world. The study unearths that presence of environmental knowledge is
a sure predictor of the likelihood to adapt sustainable business practices. Based
on the findings, the study has concluded that environmental knowledge has a positive
and significant influence on sustainable business management such that the more
of the former a manager possesses the more of the latter likely to try to incorporate
in the firm’s operations.
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