Enhancing green competitive advantage through environmental commitment and green intangible assets: In the information and electronics industry of Taiwan

Ching Hsun Chang*, Ming Ji James Lin

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

This study explored the positive effects of environmental commitments and green intangible assets on green competitive advantages of companies in the information and electronics industry of Taiwan. The results showed that environmental commitments and green intangible assets of companies were positively associated with their green competitive advantages. Investments in the environmental commitments and green intangible assets were helpful for the green competitive advantages enhancement. Furthermore, this study demonstrated that there were the advantage of firm size on the environmental performance in the information and electronics industry of Taiwan. This study found that environmental commitments, green intangible assets, and green competitive advantages of small & medium enterprises (SMEs) were all less than those of large enterprises in the information and electronics industry of in Taiwan. Hence, there was the advantage of firm size for the environmental commitments, green intangible assets, and green competitive advantages in this industry in Taiwan, and it was imperative for SMEs to develop their environmental commitments and green intangible assets to strengthen their green competitive advantages.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPICMET '10 - Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology, Proceedings - Technology Management for Global Economic Growth
Pages2321-2328
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventPortland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology - Technology Management for Global Economic Growth, PICMET '10 - Phuket, Thailand
Duration: 2010 Jul 182010 Jul 22

Publication series

NamePICMET '10 - Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology, Proceedings - Technology Management for Global Economic Growth

Other

OtherPortland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology - Technology Management for Global Economic Growth, PICMET '10
Country/TerritoryThailand
CityPhuket
Period2010/07/182010/07/22

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Economics and Econometrics

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