Environmental knowledge, unlearning, and performance in hospitality companies
MetadataShow full item record
Knowledge AreaOrganización de Empresas
SponsorsThe dates of this research were taken from a research programme supported by the Spanish Ministry of Education (REF: ECO2011-28641-C02-02) and the R&D Project for Excellence. Andalusian Ministry of Education (REF: SEJ-6081).
Bibliographic CitationCegarra, Juan & Martinez-Martinez, Aurora & Ortega-Gutierrez, Jaime & Leal-Rodríguez, Antonio. (2013). Environmental knowledge, unlearning, and performance in hospitality companies. Management Decision. 51. 341. 10.1108/00251741311301858.
Purpose: The Spanish hospitality industry is facing environmental challenges which require organisations and individuals to learn new skills and practices and create new environmental knowledge. The aim of this paper is to analyse the relationships between an unlearning context and environmental knowledge. Design/methodology/approach: This paper analyses the relationships between an unlearning context and environmental knowledge and tries to identify whether environmental knowledge impacts on business outcomes through an empirical study of 127 Spanish hospitality companies. Findings: The results support the hypothesis that, in order to create environmental knowledge and hence foster the application of new environmental knowledge, companies need to provide and support an unlearning context. Research limitations/implications: It is important that managers provide an appropriate unlearning context to support the openness of individuals to new ideas and environmental awareness. Originality ...
- Artículos 
The following license files are associated with this item: