Greening People: A Strategic Dimension

ZENITH International Journal of Business Economics & Management Research, Vol.2 Issue 2, February 2012, pp-143-148

6 Pages Posted: 22 Jan 2014

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Dr.Sumanta Dutta

St. Xavier's College (Autonomous) - PG Department of Commerce

Date Written: January 20, 2014

Abstract

There is a growing need for the integration of environmental management into Human Resource Management (HRM) practices; such effort is known as Green HRM initiatives. Green HRM means using every employee interface in such a manner in order to promote and maintain sustainable business practices as well as creating awareness, which in turn, helps organizations to operate in an environmentally sustainable fashion.Hence, Green HRM encompasses two major elements: environmental-friendly HR practices and the preservation of the knowledge capital.HR of the organization plays a major role in making environmental responsibility a part of the corporate mission statement.

Present study, focus on Green HRM as a strategic initiative by the corporate to promote sustainable business practices.

Keywords: Human Resource Management (HRM), Green HRM and Sustainability

JEL Classification: M10, M12

Suggested Citation

Dutta, Dr.Sumanta, Greening People: A Strategic Dimension (January 20, 2014). ZENITH International Journal of Business Economics & Management Research, Vol.2 Issue 2, February 2012, pp-143-148, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2382034

Dr.Sumanta Dutta (Contact Author)

St. Xavier's College (Autonomous) - PG Department of Commerce ( email )

Kolkata, 700016
India

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