Title: Vehicle repair shop behaviour on waste management as government policy direction in Makassar City

Authors: Sunardi

Addresses: Department of Automotive Engineering Education, State University of Makassar, Campus of Parangtambung, Dg. Tata Raya, Makassar, Indonesia

Abstract: This study aims to determine the effect of education, knowledge, and compliance with environmental regulations on the motivation and behaviour of the manager of a workshop on environmental sanitation in the City of Makassar. The population in this study is the whole workshop managers in the City of Makassar, as much as 343 units. Sample workshop manager assigned 200 people spread across 14 districts. We collect data using questionnaires. Data were analysed using structural equation modelling (SEM). The results showed that the variables of education, knowledge, and adherence have direct and significant impact on motivation. Likewise, education and adherence variables have direct and significant impact on the behaviour of the p-value > 0.05, but the knowledge variable has no direct influence on behaviour. Variables of education and knowledge have indirect influence through variable between motivation on behaviour.

Keywords: manager behaviour; manager motivation; vehicle repair shops; waste management; government policy; Indonesia; education level; knowledge level; compliance; environmental regulations; environmental sanitation; workshop managers; structural equation modelling; SEM.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEPDM.2016.080478

International Journal of Environmental Policy and Decision Making, 2016 Vol.2 No.1, pp.69 - 74

Received: 24 Oct 2015
Accepted: 18 May 2016

Published online: 25 Nov 2016 *

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