Influence of Environmental Knowledge on Manager’s Decision Regarding Sustainable Business Practices in Companies

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJMG.2015.06.02.Art015

Authors : Mary Lamoka Alfred


This paper 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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