The Social Sciences

Year: 2017
Volume: 12
Issue: 7
Page No. 1293 - 1298

Factors Affecting Implementation of Green Manufacturing for Malaysian Automobile Manufacturers: A Literature Review from 2010 Until 2015

Authors : N. Seow Chian, A.H. Nor Aziati and Sha`ri Mohd Yusof

Abstract: In the global market of today business, manufacturers are being pushed by an unseen driving force to go green in order to grab a share of this emerging market. This study attempts to explore the most impactful factors which contribute to the implementation of green manufacturing by automobile manufacturers. Based on the underlying Technological, Organisation, Environment (TOE) theory and sustainable models the key factors that affect the adoption of green manufacturing practices are identified through an intensive review of literature. Literature review only concentrated on journal published within the year 2010-2015 regarding key factors of green manufacturing practices in automobile industry. Insight acquires from the study is particularly essential for Malaysia automobile industry in developing an effective green manufacturing system into their business activities. In addition, this study aims to assist government agencies in building up relevant and effective green manufacturing policies and guideline. Factors identified in this study will be further investigated in the next research to establish an evaluation tool for measuring green performance level.

How to cite this article:

N. Seow Chian, A.H. Nor Aziati and Sha`ri Mohd Yusof, 2017. Factors Affecting Implementation of Green Manufacturing for Malaysian Automobile Manufacturers: A Literature Review from 2010 Until 2015. The Social Sciences, 12: 1293-1298.

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