Title: Modelling the behavioural factors of green supply chain management implementation in mining industries in Indian scenario

Authors: Kamalakanta Muduli; Akhilesh Barve

Addresses: School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India ' School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar, Samantpuri, Bhubaneswar, Odissa, 751013, India

Abstract: Mining industries of India which bear a poor public image are trying to improve their environmental performance through green supply chain management (GSCM) adoption to comply with government regulations, avoid public outcry and attract financial institutions. Human resource of any organisation is a critical success factor of green supply chain management, whose effectiveness is affected by certain behavioural factors. In the present work, an attempt has been made to identify the behavioural factors present in GSCM environment of Indian mining industries and to find out the extent of their effect on GSCM implementation through graph theory and matrix approach (GTMA).

Keywords: green SCM; green supply chains; supply chain management; GSCM; graph theory; matrix approach; GTMA; behavioural factors; mining industry; India; modelling; environmental performance; human resources; critical success factors; CSFs.

DOI: 10.1504/AJMSA.2013.056007

Asian Journal of Management Science and Applications, 2013 Vol.1 No.1, pp.26 - 49

Received: 08 Jul 2012
Accepted: 13 Jan 2013

Published online: 23 Aug 2013 *

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