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Malaysian automobile industry and green supply chain management

Rafia, Afroz and Rahman, Mohammed Ataur and Muhib, Md. Muhibbullah and Morshed, Niaz (2019) Malaysian automobile industry and green supply chain management. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE), 7 (6S). pp. 158-162. ISSN 2277-3878

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Abstract

The automotive industry is one of the main producers of industrial wastes affecting the natural environment. The purpose of this study is to identify the most important barriers to the Malaysian automotive industry. Researching 145 companies in Malaysia’s automotive supply chain industry collected the data. The data were examined using Problem Conflict Index (PCI) to determine the most important critical barriers that put automotive companies in a difficult position to implement green supply chain management (GSCM). The results of this study report that the number one barrier in the automotive sector is "market competition and uncertainty" with a PCI of 298. The second problem is “Lack of Implementing Green Practice” with the PCI of 297. Like these two barriers, cost implications, unawareness of customers, lack of corporate social responsibility, lack of globalization, lack of technical assistance from the government have been identified as top-level barriers and lack of the government’s willingness to invest, reduced involvement in environmentally related conferences. The elimination of these barriers will help to apply the GSCM in the Malaysia automobile industry.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5965/71720
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malaysian automotive industry; supply chain; barriers
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Ataur Rahman
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2019 10:58
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2019 10:40
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/71720

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