E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics
E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics Vol. 3 (5) pp. 222-231, May 2012; © E3 Journals; ISSN 2141-7482
Research on factors of green purchasing practices of ChineseWeifeng Yang 1 * , Yuelei Zhang 1
1 School of management, Wuhan Textile University, Wuhan, China
*Corresponding Author E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted 20 April 2012
Green 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 leadersâ€™ 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[Download Article - PDF]