Operations Management Research

, Volume 8, Issue 3–4, pp 69–83 | Cite as

The impact of green supply chain management practices on firm performance: the role of collaborative capability

  • Donghyun Choi
  • Taewon HwangEmail author


This study attempts to contribute to the growing research on green supply chain management (GSCM) strategies by relying on the Natural Resource Based View (NRBV) and relational view. Specifically, this study investigates the role of collaborative capability in moderating the effects of GSCM practices on firm performance. Using hierarchical regression, this study analyzes data from a survey of 230 South Korean manufacturers. The results show that the implementation of GSCM practices can improve both environmental and financial performance of the firm. Also, the findings indicate that firms can expect improved financial performance when they seek a synergistic effect by involving their partners in the GSCM implementation process.


Green supply chain management Collaborative capability Natural resource based view Eco-design Investment recovery South Korea 



This research was supported by the MSIP (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning) Korea under the C-ITRC (Convergence Information Technology Research Center) support program (NIPA-2014-H0401-14-1021) supervised by the NIPA (National IT Industry Promotion Agency).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Air Transport, Transportation, Logistics, and Air & Space LawKorea Aerospace UniversityGoyangSouth Korea
  2. 2.Harley Langdale Jr. College of Business AdministrationValdosta State UniversityValdostaUSA

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