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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15(1), 62; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15010062

An Empirical Study on Low-Carbon: Human Resources Performance Evaluation

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Zhongshan Institute, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Zhongshan 528400, China
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Economics and Management College, Civil Aviation University of China, Tianjin 300300, China
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School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Institute of Technology, Shanghai 201418, China
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College of Tourism and Service Management, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
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Business School, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
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Research Center for Environment and Sustainable Development of the China Civil Aviation, Civil Aviation University of China, Tianjin 300300, China
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School of Economics & Management, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai 201306, China
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Received: 24 August 2017 / Revised: 12 December 2017 / Accepted: 17 December 2017 / Published: 3 January 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Green Environment, Green Operations and Sustainability)
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Abstract

Low-carbon logistics meets the requirements of a low-carbon economy and is the most effective operating model for logistic development to achieve sustainability by coping with severe energy consumption and global warming. Low-carbon logistics aims to reduce carbon intensity rather than simply reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions. Human resources are an important part of the great competition in the logistics market and significantly affect the operations of enterprises. Performance evaluations of human resources are particularly important for low-carbon logistics enterprises with scarce talents. Such evaluations in these enterprises are of great significance for their strategic development. This study constructed a human resource performance evaluation system to assess non-managerial employees’ low-carbon job capacity, job performance, and job attitude in the low-carbon logistics sector. The case study results revealed that the investigated company enjoyed initial success after having promoted low-carbon concepts and values to its non-managerial employees, and the success was demonstrated by excellent performance in its employees’ job attitude and knowledge. This study adopts the AHP method to reasonably determine an indicator system of performance evaluation and its weight to avoid certain human-caused bias. This study not only fills the gap in the related literature, but can also be applied to industrial practice. View Full-Text
Keywords: AHP model; low-carbon; human resources; green logistics; green environment; green operation AHP model; low-carbon; human resources; green logistics; green environment; green operation
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Chen, Q.; Tsai, S.-B.; Zhai, Y.; Zhou, J.; Yu, J.; Chang, L.-C.; Li, G.; Zheng, Y.; Wang, J. An Empirical Study on Low-Carbon: Human Resources Performance Evaluation. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 62.

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