Employee green behavior: A theoretical framework, multilevel review, and future research agenda

Norton, Thomas A., Parker, Stacey L., Zacher, Hannes, & Ashkanasy, Neal M. (2015) Employee green behavior: A theoretical framework, multilevel review, and future research agenda. Organization and Environment, 28(1), pp. 103-125.

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We propose a conceptual model based on person–environment interaction, job performance, and motivational theories to structure a multilevel review of the employee green behavior (EGB) literature and agenda for future research. We differentiate between required EGB prescribed by the organization and voluntary EGB performed at the employees’ discretion. The review investigates institutional-, organizational-, leader-, team-, and employee-level antecedents and outcomes of EGB and factors that mediate and moderate these relationships. We offer suggestions to facilitate the development of the field, and call for future research to adopt a multilevel perspective and to investigate the outcomes of EGB.

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ID Code: 92433
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Proenvironmental, behavior, organization, multilevel, review, workplace, green, sustainability, employee
DOI: 10.1177/1086026615575773
ISSN: 1552-7417
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Organisational Behaviour (150311)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 SAGE Publications
Deposited On: 28 Jan 2016 23:27
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2016 23:49

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