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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis kitose duomenų bazėse / Article in other databases (S4)
Field of Science: Vadyba / Management (S003)
Author(s): Balčiūnaitienė, Asta;Petkevičiūtė, Nijolė
Title: Increasing employees‘ understanding about sustainability in organizations
Is part of: Visuomenės saugumas ir viešoji tvarka : mokslinių straipsnių rinkinys [elektroninis išteklius] = Public security and public order : scientific articles. Kaunas : Mykolo Romerio universitetas, 2020, T. 24
Extent: p. 21-32
Date: 2020
Keywords: Sustainability philosophy;Employees' sustainability;Sustainability in organizations;Sustainability training
Abstract: Employees’ sustainability awareness is a significant element in the implementation of sustainability in organizations. Employees are the main facilitators of sustainability in organization, thus it is crucially important that employees could develop deeper understanding the philosophy of sustainability. This would inspire employees to look for innovative and creative ideas how to adapt sustainability concept according to the demands of organizations. The pilot survey was done to define employees needs for better understanding of sustainability and its philosophical background. Raising employees understanding about sustainability and its philosophy will be discussed in the paper. Research problem – employees don’t have sufficient knowledge about sustainability in organizations. Research aim – to analyse sustainability philosophy and employees’ understanding about its importance in organizations. Research methods – systematic scientific literature analysis, pilot survey. The results of the survey showed that employees from private and public organizations prefer to raise their sustainability understanding through training in similar programmes. The findings of the survey demonstrated the importance of sustainability training for employees
Affiliation(s): Anglų kalbos skyrius
Vadybos katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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