Management Capabilities and Corporate Environmental Performance: The Moderating Role of Top Management Team Faultlines
Science Journal of Business and Management
Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2018, Pages: 22-31
Received: Jun. 25, 2018; Published: Jun. 26, 2018
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Wuwei Li, School of Business Administration, Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics, Zhengzhou, China; Collaborative Innovation Center for Aviation Economy Development of Henan Province, Zhengzhou, China
Yuanyuan Zhang, School of Business Administration, Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics, Zhengzhou, China
Yueru Wei, School of Business Administration, Zhengzhou University of Technology, Zhengzhou, China
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This study empirically analyzes the impact of management capabilities on corporate environmental performance and the moderating role of top management team faultlines including task-related faultlines and bio-demographic faultlines in the Chinese context. This study uses a sample of 163 Chinese chemical firms and hierarchical regression analysis to test the proposed hypotheses. The results show that management capabilities have a significant and positive influence on environmental performance of the firms. In addition, top management team task-related faultlines have a significant and positive moderating effect on the relationship between management capabilities and environmental performance of the firms, whereas top management team bio-demographic faultlines have a significant and negative moderating effect on the relationship between management capabilities and environmental performance of the firms. According to the results, this study puts forward some theoretical and practical implications. This study contributes to the literatures on the top management team faultlines and environmental management, especially to the literatures on the mechanism for how management capabilities influence corporate environmental performance.
Management Capabilities, Environmental Performance, Top Management Team Faultlines
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Wuwei Li, Yuanyuan Zhang, Yueru Wei, Management Capabilities and Corporate Environmental Performance: The Moderating Role of Top Management Team Faultlines, Science Journal of Business and Management. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2018, pp. 22-31. doi: 10.11648/j.sjbm.20180601.14
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