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Going Green in the Workplace: Through the Lens of the Extended Theory of Planned Behaviour

Mohamad Fazli Sabri, ,Norjumaaton Fazhani Razak, Eugene Aw and Rusitha Wijekoon

Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, Volume 30, Issue 2, June 2022


Keywords: Attitude, colleagues, green workplace behaviour, knowledge, Malaysia, perceived behavioural control, PLS-SEM, supervisors, Theory of Planned Behaviour

Published on: 9 June 2022

The success of green organisational initiatives depends completely on individual employees’ behaviour. Therefore, the current study aimed to examine the determinants of green workplace behaviour in the Malaysian governmental work settings. The study’s theoretical framework was based on the theory of planned behaviour. PLS-SEM was utilised to analyse data collected from 460 respondents from Malaysian public organisations, which revealed the following results: (1) green workplace behavioural intention positively influences green workplace behaviour; (2) attitude towards green workplace behaviour, supervisor’s green workplace behaviour, colleagues’ green workplace behaviour, and perceived behavioural control have positive effects on green workplace behavioural intention; (3) environmental knowledge positively influences attitude towards green workplace behaviour. This study’s findings enhance the theoretical foundation of green workplace behaviour and can assist public organisations in promoting green workplace behaviour.

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