Small and Medium Enterprises' External Technology R&D Information Network Diversity and Green Management Performance

중소기업의 외부 기술 연구개발 정보 네트워크의 다양성과 녹색 경영 성과

  • Received : 2017.10.10
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28


As the environmental pollution and the global warming have become more and more serious, the green management has been growing more and more critical to small and medium enterprises. In order to explore factors positively influencing small and medium enterprises' green management performance, this study presents the two major implications through the ordinary least squares regression based on the 2,200 data from the small and medium enterprises in the Republic of Korea. First, small and medium enterprises' external technology R&D information network diversity positively influences their green management performance from technology R&D. Second, small and medium enterprises' production process improvement is a partial mediator between their external technology R&D information network diversity and green management performance from technology R&D.


External Technology R&D Information Network;Green Management;Small and Medium Enterprises;Production Process Improvement;Technology Convergence


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