Assessing Chinese Textile and Apparel Industry Business Sustainability : The Role of Organization Green Culture, Green Dynamic Capabilities, and Green Innovation in Relation to Environmental Orientation and Business Sustainability
Xiaoyi, Z., Yang, H., Kumar, N., Bhutto, M. H., Kun, W., & Hu, T. (2023). Assessing Chinese Textile and Apparel Industry Business Sustainability : The Role of Organization Green Culture, Green Dynamic Capabilities, and Green Innovation in Relation to Environmental Orientation and Business Sustainability. Sustainability, 15(11), Article 8588. https://doi.org/10.3390/su15118588
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The current study aims to evaluate the role of environmental orientation (EO) on green dynamic capabilities (GDCs), organization green culture (OGC), and green innovation (GIN) toward business sustainability (BUS) in the context of Chinese textile and apparel manufacturing firms. Natural resources-based view (NRBV) and dynamic capabilities view (DCV) were used as the theoretical lenses of the research. This study is quantitative, and a purposive sampling technique was employed to collect data from the managers working in textile and apparel manufacturing firms in China. The sample size consisted of 339 managers. Partial least-square structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) was employed to analyze the data. The study’s findings show that EO significantly and positively influences OGC and GDCs. However, the positive influence of EO on GIN was insignificant. Moreover, the result indicates that GIN is a significant mediator in the relationships between OGC and BUS and GDCs and BUS. The results demonstrate how the Chinese textile and apparel industry EO improves GDCs, GIN, and OGC, which, in turn, benefits achieving long-term business sustainability. ...
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