Effect of Green Purchasing Practices on Performance of Large Chemical Manufacturing Firms in Nairobi County Kenya
Ochieng, Bob Evans
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The study established the effect of green supply chain practices on performance of large chemical manufacturing firms in Kenya. The study specifically focused on green purchasing practices. This study was built on the Resource Based View Theory and the Institutional Theory. This study adopted a descriptive survey design. The target population consisted of 63 large chemical manufacturing firms licensed by the Kenya Association of manufacturers. The unit of observation was supply chain managers at different manufacturing sectors of the industry. The sample size was 63 licensed large chemical manufacturing selected using stratified sampling method. The data collection instrument was a questionnaire and secondary data collection template. Mean, frequencies and percentages was used to describe the data. The study used correlation and regression to achieve the specific objectives. Data presentation was done through charts, figures and tables. Analysis was conducted using SPSS version 21. The study established that green purchasing practices significantly influence the performance of large chemical manufacturing firms in Kenya.
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