State-of-the-art and future directions for green human resource management: introduction to the special issue

Jackson, Susan E. and Renwick, Douglas W. S. and Jabbour, Charbel J. C. and Muller-Camen, Michael (2011) State-of-the-art and future directions for green human resource management: introduction to the special issue. Zeitschrift für Personalforschung, 25 (2). pp. 99-116. ISSN 0179-6437

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Abstract

The topic of environmental sustainability is generating increased concern among business executives, governments, consumers, and management scholars. As these stakeholders struggle with the challenges and opportunities presented by an array of environmental issues, HRM scholars and practitioners alike have been relatively slow to engage in the ongoing discussions and debates. Through this special issue on Green HRM, we seek to stimulate the field of HRM to expand its role in the pursuit of environmentally sustainable business. In this introduction to the special issue, we first provide an overview of the articles that appear in the special issue. Next we present a detailed discussion of research questions that arise from a consideration of several functional HRM practices, including performance management; training, development, and learning; compensation and rewards; and organizational culture. We conclude by describing opportunities for research at the intersection of strategic HRM and environmental management. If pursued with vigor, research addressing this extensive agenda could begin to establish a healthy field of Green HRM scholarship.

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Research Areas:Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations
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