Green leadership and pro-environmental behaviour: a moderated mediation model with rewards, self-efficacy and training

Date
2022
Authors
Ahuja, Jaya
Yadav, Mohit
Sergio, Rommel P.
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Journal ISSN
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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify the association between environmental leadership (EL) and pro-environmental behaviour among the middle-level employees in iron and steel manufacturing companies. The study further emphasizes on mediation of the relationship by green rewards and green self-efficacy in EL and pro-environmental behaviour relationship, moderated by green training. Design/methodology/approach: To find the reliability and validity of the model, confirmatory factor analysis was used. Pearson correlation was used to explore the relationship between variables. PROCESS macro of Hayes (2013) Model 14 was used to test mediation and moderated mediation. Findings: EL influenced pro-environmental behaviour in middle-level employees. Green rewards and green self-efficacy mediated the relationship. Green training moderated the mediated relationship of green rewards and green self-efficacy between EL and pro-environmental behaviour. Originality/value: This is a fresh contribution around EL and pro-environmental behaviour in iron and steel companies; however, there are studies available on this relationship, but the unique contribution of the study is studying EL in iron and steel companies and mediated moderated relationship by green rewards, self-efficacy and training. It is necessary for the organizations to develop environmental leaders to promote pro-environmental behaviour in employees across sectors. © 2022, Emerald Publishing Limited.
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This work is not available in the CUD collection. The version of the scholarly record of this work is published in International Journal of Ethics and Systems (2022), available online at: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOES-02-2022-0041
Keywords
Environmental leadership, Green rewards, Green self-efficacy, Green training, Moderated mediation
Citation
Ahuja, J., Yadav, M., & Sergio, R. D. (2022). Green leadership and pro-environmental behaviour: A moderated mediation model with rewards, self-efficacy and training. International Journal of Ethics and Systems, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOES-02-2022-0041