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The development of a conceptual model of greening in the business events tourism sector

Mair, Judith and Jago, Leo Kenneth (2010) The development of a conceptual model of greening in the business events tourism sector. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 18 (1). pp. 77-94. ISSN 0966-9582 (print) 1747-7646 (online)

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Abstract

This paper examines the process of corporate greening, and proposes a general conceptual model of the process, which may be relevant in a number of different corporate sectors. The model includes drivers of greening and barriers to greening and also the organisational context in which greening decisions are taken. In addition, this paper considers the role of media coverage in influencing pro-environmental behaviour amongst organisations. The paper then tests the model in one particular tourism context – that of business events – in order to ascertain the specific nature of the corporate greening process in that context. The paper concludes that the general model may be applied to a number of industry sectors, and the model specific to business events tourism may be used to underpin future research in this area.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID21664, sustainable tourism, corporate environmentalism, environment, corporate greening, business events
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Tourism and Services Research (CTSR)
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 21 May 2012 04:29
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2012 06:57
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/7171
DOI: 10.1080/09669580903291007
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Citations in Scopus: 18 - View on Scopus

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