Green Business Behaviour, Green Technologies, and Sustainability in SMEs

Adijati Utaminingsih, Sony Heru Priyanto, John J.O.I. Ihalauw, Linda Kusuma
International Journal of Economics and Business Administration, Volume VIII, Issue 1, 417-424, 2020
DOI: 10.35808/ijeba/435


Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine the management and environmentally- friendly behavior of small-scale aquaculture businesses with emphasis on the institutional environment, entrepreneurial orientation, and green technology. Design/methodology/approach: The sample consists of 198 respondents in the aquaculture-based SMEs, analyzed with structural equation model (SEM) by using AMOS software. Findings: The findings show the role of management and business behavior in green business of aquaculture SMEs. This behavior affects the cost and resource efficiency. Practical implications: The results contribute for SMEs how to manage environmentally friendly businesses through process that encourages environmental governance. Originality/value: This finding is based on resource based view theory, by identifying and managing the potential resources through green business initiative in SMEs.

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