Sustainability Management and Practical Implications for Employees: ANA (Vinci Airports) Case Study

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https://doi.org/10.26668/businessreview/2023.v8i12.4120

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Sustainability in Aviation, Environment, Human Resources Involvement, Management, Commitment

Abstract

Purpose: The objective of this study was to understand the practical implications of the adopted sustainable, namely environmental practices in the workplace. This article’s research purpose is to understand if the sustainability and environmental measures implemented in the proposed airport management sector case study, have impact on employees, not only in their workplace, but also in their daily routines.

 

Theoretical Framework: Authors used secondary and primary research methods, conducting a literature review, by analyzing published articles and company reports regarding the relevant concerned concepts. The qualitative research enabled the development the primary quantitative design of the conducted questionnaire survey.

 

Design/Methodology/Approach: The authors performed questionnaire surveys to Lisbon airport employees, conducted a quantitative analysis and tested the efficiency of the proposed measures to construct a proposal that aims to improve sustainability practices in business management and daily routines.

 

Findings: The presented results propose motivation and willingness of the respondents for sustainable practices and emphasize the relevance of change management and consolidation of specific sustainable measures in a widespread of day-to-day practices. The neutral position of respondents regarding the specific action of the organization, propose the need for a plan of action for future interactions, with further involvement, participation and information, thus, enhancing the individual and collective impact in the sector, society and in the world, as sustainable corporate practices are shown to be replicated in personal and family environment.

 

Research, Practical & Social Implications: This paper enables the exploration of the main literature on sustainability and the understanding of practical implications for employees on their routines.

 

Originality/Value: The study proposes an understanding, in practice, of the impact of adopted measures on employees', namely in their actions and pleasure or satisfaction derived of working in a company with s sustainable practices.

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2023-12-29

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Piedade, L., Marques, M. I., & O’Neill, A. (2023). Sustainability Management and Practical Implications for Employees: ANA (Vinci Airports) Case Study. International Journal of Professional Business Review, 8(12), e04120. https://doi.org/10.26668/businessreview/2023.v8i12.4120