Sujata Das, Madhusmita Dash
firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com
Sujata Das1, Madhusmita Dash2
1Research Scholar, Department of Humanities and Social Science, ITER, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
2Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Science, ITER, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
Volume - 14,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2023
This research investigates the link between environment’s factor and green human resources management (HRM) practices in the Odisha health care organization, including recruiting and selection, training and development, green incentives. A questionnaire survey that was sent to health care organizations in Odisha between March and May 2022 is used to test the study hypotheses. The findings indicate a modest adoption of green human resource management in Odisha hospitals; recruiting and selection showed the highest association, while training and development showed the lowest. Additionally, a statistically significant correlation between the three HRM practises and environmental performance was discovered. To lessen the staggering effects of uncontrolled aspects in the study, such as legislative, cultural, and economic settings, we made the design choice to concentrate on a specific sector. This research, which is said to be the first of its kind in Odisha, explores the role that human resources play in hospitals and other healthcare facilities in delivering environmental performance. It supports the body of literature on environmental preservation and green human resource management, which is underdeveloped in developing nations like (Odisha), India. Keywords-Organizational performance; Green HRM; Performance appraisal; training and development.
Cite this article:
Sujata Das, Madhusmita Dash. Green HRM - A Novel Approach to the Sustainability of the Health Care Sector. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2023;14(1)25-0. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2023.00005
Sujata Das, Madhusmita Dash. Green HRM - A Novel Approach to the Sustainability of the Health Care Sector. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2023;14(1)25-0. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2023.00005 Available on: https://www.rjhssonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-14-1-5
1. Adjei-Bamfo, P., Bempong, B., Osei, J., and Kusi-Sarpong, S. (2020). Green candidate selection for organizational environmental management. International Journal of Manpower. 41(7): 1081-1096. https://doi.org/ 10.1108/IJM-10-2019-0480
2. Ahmad, S. (2015). Green human resource management: Policies and practices. Cogent business and management, 2(1): 1030817. doi.org/10.1080/23311975.2015.1030817.
3. Andersson, L., Jackson, S. E., and Russell, S. V. (2013). Greening organizational behavior: An introduction to the special issue. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34(2): 151-155. doi.org/10.1002/job.1854.
4. Aykan, E. (2017). Gaining a competitive advantage through green human resource management. In Corporate governance and strategic decision making. IntechOpen. doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.69703.
5. Arulrajah, A. A., Opatha, H. H. D. N. P., and Nawaratne, N. N. J. (2015). Green human resource management practices: A review. http://dr.lib.sjp.ac.lk/handle/123456789/11110.
6. Ajila, C., and Abiola, A. (2004). Influence of rewards on workers performance in an organization. Journal of social sciences, 8(1): 7-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/09718923.2004.11892397.
7. Arulrajah, A., and Opatha, H. H. D. N. P. (2014). Green human resurce management: Simplified general reflections. International Business Research, 7(8): 101- 112.
8. Asaari, M. H. A. H., Desa, N. M., and Subramaniam, L. (2019). Influence of salary, promotion, and recognition toward work motivation among government trade agency employees. International Journal of Business and Management, 14(4): 48-59. https://doi.org/10.5539/ijbm.v14n4p48.
9. Beaubien, J. M., and Baker, D. P. (2017). The use of simulation for training teamwork skills in health care: how low can you go?. Simulation in Aviation Training, 445-450. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2004.02.043.
10. Benevene, P., and Buonomo, I. (2020). Green human resource management: An evidence-based systematic literature review. Sustainability, 12(15): 5974. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12155974.
11. Bocken, N. M., and Allwood, J. M. (2012). Strategies to reduce the carbon footprint of consumer goods by influencing stakeholders. Journal of Cleaner Production, 35: 118- 129. https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.jclepro.2012.05.031
12. Boyd, B. K., Bergh, D. D., and Ketchen Jr, D. J. (2010). Reconsidering the reputation-performance relationship: A resource-based view. Journal of management, 36(3): 588- 609. https://doi.org/10.1177/ 0149206308328507.
13. Cherian, J., and Jacob, J. (2012). Green marketing: A study of consumers’ attitude towards environment friendly products. Asían social science, 8(12): 117. doi.org/10.5539/ass.v8n12p117.
14. Danish, R. Q., and Usman, A. (2010). Impact of reward and recognition on job satisfaction and motivation: An empirical study from Pakistan. International journal of business and management, 5(2): 159.
15. Fernandez, M. E., Ruiter, R. A., Markham, C. M., and Kok, G. (2019). Intervention mapping: theory-and evidence-based health promotion program planning: perspective and examples. Frontiers in Public Health, 7: 209. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2019.00209.
16. Govindarajulu, N., and Daily, B. F. (2004). Motivating employees for environmental improvement. Industrial management and data systems. 104(4): 364- 372. https://doi.org/10.1108/02635570410530775.
17. Handfield, R., Walton, S. V., Sroufe, R., and Melnyk, S. A. (2002). Applying environmental criteria to supplier assessment: A study in the application of the Analytical Hierarchy Process. European journal of operational research, 141(1): 70-87. doi.org/10.1016/S0377- 2217(01)00261-2 .
18. Handfield, R., Sroufe, R., and Walton, S. (2005). Integrating environmental management and supply chain strategies. Business strategy and the environment, 14(1): 1-19. doi.org/10.1002/bse.422.
19. Han, Z., Wang, Q., and Yan, X. (2019). How responsible leadership motivates employees to engage in organizational citizenship behavior for the environment: A double-mediation model. Sustainability, 11(3): 605. doi.org/10.3390/su11030605.
20. Hind, P., Wilson, A. and Lenssen, G. (2009), "Developing leaders for sustainable business", Corporate Governance, 9(1): 7-20. https://doi.org/10.1108/14720700910936029.
21. Islam, T., Khan, M. M., Ahmed, I., and Mahmood, K. (2020). Promoting in-role and extra-role green behavior through ethical leadership: mediating role of green HRM and moderating role of individual green values. International Journal of Manpower. 42(6): 1102- 1123. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-01-2020-0036
22. Jabbour, C. J. C., and Santos, F. C. A. (2008). Relationships between human resource dimensions and environmental management in companies: proposal of a model. Journal of Cleaner Production, 16(1): 51-58. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2006.07.025
23. Jabbour, C. J. C., Santos, F. C. A., and Nagano, M. S. (2010). Contributions of HRM throughout the stages of environmental management: methodological triangulation applied to companies in Brazil. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21(7): 1049-1089. doi.org/10.1080/09585191003783512.
24. Jackson, S. E., Renwick, D. W., Jabbour, C. J., and MullerCamen, M. (2011). State-of-the-art and future directions for green human resource management: Introduction to the special issue. German Journal of Human Resource Management, 25(2): 99-116. https://doi.org/10.1177/ 239700221102500203.
25. Jebb, A. T., Ng, V., and Tay, L. (2021). A review of key Likert scale development advances: 1995–2019. Frontiers in psychology, 12, 637547. doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.637.
26. Jabbour, C. J. C. (2011). How green are HRM practices, organizational culture, learning and teamwork? A Brazilian study. Industrial and Commercial Training. 43(2): 98-105. https://doi.org/10.1108/ 00197851111108926.
27. Jyoti, K. (2019). Green HRM–people management commitment to environmental sustainability. In proceedings of 10th international conference on digital strategies for organizational success. https://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3323800.
28. Kumar, S., and Dua, P. (2022). Environmental management practices and financial performance: evidence from large listed Indian enterprises. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 65(1): 37-61. doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2021.1877641.
29. King, A. A., and Lenox, M. J. (2001). Lean and green? An empirical examination of the relationship between lean production and environmental performance. Production and operations management, 10(3): 244-256. doi.org/10.1111/j.1937-5956.2001.tb00373.x.
30. Kim, M., and Stepchenkova, S. (2018). Does environmental leadership affect market and eco performance? Evidence from Korean franchise firms. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing. 33(4): 417-428. https://doi.org/10.1108/JBIM-02-2017-0046.
31. Mellor, D., and Moore, K. A. (2014). The use of Likert scales with children. Journal of pediatric psychology, 39(3): 369-379. doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jst079.
32. Mikhno, I., Koval, V., Shvets, G., Garmatiuk, O., and Tamošiūnienė, R. (2021). Green economy in sustainable development and improvement of resource efficiency. Central European Business Review (CEBR), 10(1): 99-113.10.18267/j.cebr.252.