The Adoption of Green Manufacturing Practices in Furniture Firms

  • Puteri Fadzline Tamyez
  • Norzanah Mat Nor
  • Syed Jamal Abdul Nasir
Conference paper


The purpose of this study is to report results of a research designed to identify issues that confront firms in adopting green manufacturing practices. The study is quantitative in nature, using a survey with open-ended questions and subjected to content analysis to categorise the status of firms adopting green manufacturing practices in the Malaysian furniture industry. Responses to an open-ended question concerning steps towards green products indicate that a small percentage of firms embark in pursuing towards creating green products. However, generalisability needs to be indicated through replication of findings. This study provides an original insight into the status of firms adopting green manufacturing practices as well as offering guidance for managers in pursuing green manufacturing practices.


Green Product Green Technology Green Innovation Green Practice Green Manufacturing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Puteri Fadzline Tamyez
    • 1
  • Norzanah Mat Nor
    • 1
  • Syed Jamal Abdul Nasir
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Business ManagementUniversiti Teknologi MaraShah AlamMalaysia

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