Applying an Executive Sustainable Development Model to Executive Organizations based on Corporate Social Responsibility, and Green Management with Mediating Role of ISO 26000 and Comparing it
Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government,
2021, Volume 27, Issue 3, Pages 2010-2024
AbstractObjective: Nowadays, insufficient attention to environmental issues and CSR in governmental organizations have undermined their performances and credibility. This research aims to comparatively study a sustainable development executive model based on CSR and green management with mediating role of ISO 26000 among executive organizations.
Methods: This is a developmental-applied research with a comparative-inductive logic for data collection. This study uses a descriptive survey method. The statistical population consists of two samples of 32 experts and 360 managers, and deputies of provincial executive organizations. Data collection tools included a questionnaire of CSR, green management, and ISO 26000. Confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling were used to analyze the data using SPSS and AMOS software.
Results: The results indicate that social responsibility can predict green management in executive organizations. There is a significant relationship between these two variables with mediating role of ISO 26000. CSR has a positive and significant effect on green management and ISO 26000. Among the dimensions of social responsibility (leadership and intra-organizational processes), the dimensions of green management (leadership) and the dimensions of ISO 26000 (organizational governance) have the highest priorities. There is a significant relationship between the three levels of development in provinces in which this model was applied to their executive organizations.
Originality/Value: Defining a sustainable development model and applying it to executive organization in Iran for the first time which adds to the dissemination of developmental research.
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