Title: Green supply chain management in Indian automotive sector

Authors: A.S. Balakrishnan; Jayshree Suresh

Addresses: School of Management, SRM University, Kattankulathur 603-203, Tamil Nadu, India ' Hand in Hand Academy for Social Entrepreneurship, No. 33, 48th Street, 9th Avenue, Ashok Nagar, Chennai 600-083, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract: The burden on automotive companies to embrace green processes has increased significantly in recent years. A review of the existing literature has highlighted a need to understand how green supply chain management (GSCM) practices can contribute to improving company performance from environmental, economic and operational. This research aims to test the relationship between GSCM practices and performance for those companies adopted or planning to adopt GSCM in an emerging economy such as India. Outcome of the testing shows GSCM practices varies against companies' performance. It implies that companies appear to have unsuccessful to understand the link between GSCM practices and performance.

Keywords: green supply chain management; GSCM; environment; automotive; practices; performance; India.

DOI: 10.1504/IJLSM.2018.090476

International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 2018 Vol.29 No.4, pp.502 - 523

Received: 05 May 2016
Accepted: 28 Oct 2016

Published online: 01 Mar 2018 *

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