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dc.contributor.authorAdomako, Samuel
dc.contributor.authorNguyen, N.P.
dc.date.accessioned2020-06-25T13:16:34Z
dc.date.available2020-06-25T13:16:34Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.citationAdomako S and Nguyen NP (2020) Human resource slack, sustainable innovation and environmental performance of small and medium-sized enterprises in sub-Saharan Africa. Business Strategy and the Environment. Accepted for Publication.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10454/17869
dc.descriptionYesen_US
dc.description.abstractDespite the burgeoning interests in the environmental strategy, there is a limited understanding of how human resource slack drives sustainable innovation and environmental performance. This paper contributes to filling this gap by examining the effect of human resource slack on sustainable innovation and its impact on environmental performance. Besides, this paper investigates the contingent effects of intangible resource advantage on this relationship. The hypotheses are tested using data from 301 small and medium‐sized enterprises in Ghana. The results suggest that human resource slack positively relates to sustainable innovation and this relationship is moderated by intangible resource advantage. Also, we find that sustainable innovation mediates the relationship between human resource slack and environmental performance. The insights from our paper provide a nuanced understanding of the relationships among human resource lack, sustainable innovation, and environmental performance. Implications for theory and practices are discussed.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipUniversity of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnamen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.relation.isreferencedbyhttps://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2552en_US
dc.rights© 2020 The Authors. Business Strategy and The Environment published by ERP Environment and John Wiley & Sons Ltd This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.en_US
dc.subjectEnvironmental policyen_US
dc.subjectGhanaen_US
dc.subjectHuman resource slacken_US
dc.subjectIntangible resource advantageen_US
dc.subjectSub-Saharan Africaen_US
dc.subjectSustainable innovationen_US
dc.titleHuman resource slack, sustainable innovation and environmental performance of small and medium-sized enterprises in sub-Saharan Africaen_US
dc.status.refereedYesen_US
dc.date.Accepted2020-05-29
dc.date.application2020-06-17
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.type.versionPublished versionen_US
refterms.dateFOA2020-06-25T13:17:11Z


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