Green Hrm Essay

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2011 International Conference on Sociality and Economics Development IPEDR vol.10 (2011) © (2011) IACSIT Press, Singapore Strategic Green HRM: A proposed model that supports Corporate Environmental Citizenship Suhaimi Sudin + College of Business Management and Accounting, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, 26700 Bandar Muadzam Shah, Pahang, Malaysia Abstract. Green management initiatives become an important factor in forward-thinking businesses around the world. Researchers argued that employees must be inspired, empowered and environmentally aware of greening in order to carry out green management initiatives. Corporate green management requires a high level of technical and management skills in employees, since the company will develop innovation-focused environmental initiatives and programmes that have significant managerial implications. However, gaps still exist in the human resource management (HRM) literature on human resource (HR) aspects of environmental management - Green HRM. This includes an informative guide on the emergent literature, its scope and coverage, a process model and research agenda. There is a growing need for strategic green HRM - the integration of environmental management into HRM. The main purpose of this study is to explore constructs of green HRM. This paper proposes a development of a new model of strategic green HRM by reviewing the literature on HR aspects of environmental management, synthesizing the thinking arising from the review of these literatures, and proposes research model. From the perspectives of strategic HRM and green management, this study argues that the new model should include among others the relationship of assessment-based HR Interventions, environmental management system (EMS), green intellectual capital (GIC) and corporate environmental citizenship (CEC). Keywords: green HRM, green management, intellectual
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