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Examining sustainability performance at ports: port managers’ perspectives on developing sustainable supply chains

Chin-Shan Lu, Kuo-Chung Shang and Chi-Chang Lin

Maritime Policy & Management, 2016, vol. 43, issue 8, 909-927

Abstract: This research examined the effects of sustainable supply chain management (i.e. internal sustainable development and external sustainable collaboration) on sustainability performance in the port context. Structural equation modeling was employed in this study using survey data collected from 135 respondents holding the position of supervisor or above in three major international port authorities in Taiwan (i.e. Keelung, Taichung, and Kaohsiung). Results indicated that external sustainable collaboration is positively associated with internal sustainable management, and internal sustainable management positively influences sustainability performance. This research also found that internal sustainable management mediates the effects of external sustainable collaboration on sustainability performance. The implication of the findings for port decision-makers, authorities, managers, and sustainable development are discussed.

Date: 2016
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