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Research on factors of green purchasing practices of Chinese

Weifeng Yang and Yuelei Zhang
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Weifeng Yang: School of management, Wuhan Textile University, Wuhan, China
Yuelei Zhang: School of management, Wuhan Textile University, Wuhan, China

E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics., 2012, vol. 3, issue 5, 222-231

Abstract: TGreen purchasing is a key strategy for enterprises to reduce waste and improve efficiency and enhance competitiveness. Based on the survey of 144 companies, five Principal components of green purchasing practices were extracted through factor analysis using SPSS statistic software. And then, regression analysis were conducted to verify the hypothesis, it drawed a conclusion on leaders’ support will boost the green purchasing practices and cost of environmental management will hinder the green purchasing practices of Chinese enterprises.

Keywords: green purchasing; environment cost management; empirical study (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012-05
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