International Journal of Innovative Research and Knowledge


Volume-7 Issue-5, May 2022




Title: EFFECT OF GREEN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ON FIRM PROFITABILITY AND GROWTH

Author: OLUSEYI ODUYOYE, BABATUNDE AKINLABI & PRISCILLA ASIKHIA

ABSTRACT

Profitability and growth of firms have become a major concern globally. It thus becomes expedient for most organizations to think outside the box to ensure continuity and sustainability. One major source of achieving this goal is to create an enabling environment that could facilitate operational method that is sustainable and profitable. Green Human Resource Management is seen as one of such sources. Hence, this study evaluated the effects of green human resource management on profitability and growth of food and beverages manufacturing companies in Lagos State, Nigeria. The study adopted quantitative method and a survey research design. The study population was 4834 staff of selected food and beverage industry in Lagos State, Nigeria. A sample size of 535 staff of top and middle level employees were enumerated. The study utilized stratified sampling method. Adapted validated questionnaire was used, the Cronbach’s Alpha reliability for various constructs of the study ranged between 0.772 to 0.909. Data were analysed through descriptive and inferential statistics using multiple regression. The study found that green human resource management had significant effects on firm profitability and growth, and green human resource management was responsible for 10.1% and 16.9% variations in the firm profitability and growth respectively. Policy implications and recommendations were made.


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IJIRK DESCRIPTION

ISSN: 2213-1356

Publisher: Scholar Touch Publishers

Area/Scope: Business, Economics & Management; Social Science, Literature, Arts & Humanities; Engineering & Technology; Life Science & Physical Science, Health & Medical Science

Frequency: Monthly

Format: Online & Print

Language: English

Review Process: Double Blinded

Access: Open Access