Presenting an Executive Sustainable Development Model Based on the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Green Management with Accountability in Executive Organizations

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Ph.D. Student of Public Management, Department of Management, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

4 Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran

Abstract

Sustainable development is about balancing the economic, social, environmental and political dimensions of development, which the complexity of dimensions’ sectors requires considerations of development stage and futurism .In developing countries like Iran, overlooking the environmental social responsibility dimensions of sustainable development in governmental organizations have undermined their performances and credibility. Hence, the main purpose of this study is to provide an implementation model of Sustainable Development strategies based on Corporate Social Responsibility and Green Management in executive bodies. This is a developmental-applied research with a comparative-inductive logic for data collection and descriptive method research. The statistical population consists of two groups of experts with sample size of 32 persons and managers and deputies of provincial executive bodies with sample of 360 persons. Data were collected using a questionnaire and field survey; Confirmatory Factor Analysis was used for data analysis and SPSS and AMOS were used for modelling structural equations. The reliability of the research was studied by a survey filled by university professors and Cronbach's alpha coefficient. Results approved the suggested model and showed that corporate social responsibility has a positive and significant association with green management and accountability. In other words, corporate social responsibility can predict green management in the executive organizations. Based on the experts’ opinions, corporate social responsibility (the leadership component and internal organizational processes), Green Management (leadership component) and accountability (organizational accountability) have the highest importance among all factors in this research.

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