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JOEBM 2018 Vol.6(4): 155-159 ISSN: 2301-3567
DOI: 10.18178/joebm.2018.6.4.566

Sustainability and Its Effects on Organizational Behavior in the Automotive Industry

Jie Sun, JOÃO Bruno Soares, and Nicholas Kolar
Abstract— This paper reviews the history of the automotive industry in regards to the development of sustainability and the subsequent organizational behavior that leads companies to sustainable practices. We highlight technological development and various phases of manufacturing processes by comparing these advancements to historical practices to determine if the industry is progressing towards sustainable practices. We also explore green marketing practices of the automotive industry and the many environmental aspects comparing the past automotive cultural attitudes. Examples of sustainable initiatives by the automotive industry are categorized into three factors, which are environmental, social, and economical factors. The environmental aspects hinge on the effectiveness of new designs and advancements in green technology that contributes to. Green technology and environmental aspects are assessed in this paper. Our analysis shows that the automotive industry has been progressing towards sustainability through the efficiencies of the industry’s logistics, supplier relationship management, customer relationship management and environmentally friendly production.

Index Terms— Sustainability, organizational behavior, green marketing, automotive industry, environmentally friendly, green technology.

The authors are with Siena College, Loudonville, NY 12211, USA (e-mail: jsun@siena.edu, jm15soar@alum.siena.edu, nj29kola@alum.siena.edu).

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Cite: Jie Sun, JOÃO Bruno Soares, and Nicholas Kolar, "Sustainability and Its Effects on Organizational Behavior in the Automotive Industry," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 6, no.4, pp. 155-159, 2018.

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