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dc.contributor.authorBetuel Sawe, F
dc.contributor.authorKumar, A
dc.contributor.authorGarza-Reyes, Jose Arturo
dc.contributor.authorAgrawal, R
dc.date.accessioned2021-03-26T16:53:06Z
dc.date.available2021-03-26T16:53:06Z
dc.date.issued2021-03-25
dc.identifier.citationBetuel Sawe, F., Kumar, A., Garza-Reyes, J.A., Agrawal, R. (2021). 'Assessing people-driven factors for circular economy practices in SME supply chains: business strategies and environ-mental perspectives'. Business Strategy and the Environment, pp. 1-28.en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1002/bse.2781
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/625670
dc.description.abstractGlobalisation and technological advancements have increased the pressure on small businesses to increase their productivity and to gain competitive advantages. That pressure has been placed on the resources available, resulting in increased environmental degradation as a result of the traditional linear model of make-use-dispose. Circular economy (CE) practices offer the opportunity for sustainable production based on the reuse-remanufacture and recycling of resources for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to increase their sustainability, resulting in enhanced performance levels in terms of business strategies and environmental perspectives. But in academic literature, the role of people-driven factors (PDFs) in the adoption of CE practices in the supply chains (SCs) of SMEs is limited. Therefore, to fill this literature gap, this research looks at analysing PDFs for the implementation of CE in the SMEs in developing countries in two phases. PDFs are identified from an extensive literature review; a DEMATEL technique is then employed to understand the significant influence of each factor in the adoption of CE practices in SCs by dividing them into cause-effect groups. The findings show that PDFs such as training and knowledge sharing, employee participation, leadership and management plus strategic alignment are considered to be the most important significant factors in the adoption. The findings of this study will help industrial managers to understand the significance of the role of PDFs for enhancing business strategies; these findings can reduce the negative environmental impact in the adoption of CE practices in the SCs of SMEs.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipN/Aen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherWileyen_US
dc.relation.urlhttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/bse.2781en_US
dc.rightsCC0 1.0 Universal*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/*
dc.subjectEnhancing strategiesen_US
dc.subjectpeople-driven factorsen_US
dc.subjectcircular economy practicesen_US
dc.titleAssessing people-driven factors for circular economy practices in SME supply chains: business strategies and environmental perspectivesen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.eissn1099-0836
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen_US
dc.contributor.departmentLondon Metropolitan Universityen_US
dc.contributor.departmentNational Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Indiaen_US
dc.identifier.journalBusiness Strategy and the Environmenten_US
dcterms.dateAccepted2021-03-11
dc.author.detail780891en_US


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