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Environmental cost and environmental performance in Malaysian small-medium manufacturing enterprises


Muhammad Jamil, Che Zuriana and Mohamed, Rapiah (2016) Environmental cost and environmental performance in Malaysian small-medium manufacturing enterprises. Information, 19 (7B). pp. 2983-2988. ISSN 1343-4500

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Abstract

This paper examines the extent of environmental costs for Malaysian Small-Medium (SME) enterprises and the relationship of those costs with environmental performance and firm performance.A survey was administered to 350 Malaysian SMEs for manufacturing industry, which were derived from the directory of the Federation of Malaysian manufacturers (FMM). The response rate was 20 percent.The results indicate that SMEs in Malaysia incur environmental costs, and those costs have a positive significant effect on environmental performance.The study also shows that environmental performance mediates the relationship between environmental costs and firm performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: environmental costs,environmental performance, small medium manufacturing, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Dr. Che Zuriana Muhammad Jamil
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2017 00:26
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2017 00:26
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/22410

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