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    Barriers and influences to pro-environmental behaviour in the workplace

    Butterworth, L. and McDowall, Almuth (2012) Barriers and influences to pro-environmental behaviour in the workplace. Assessment & Development Matters 4 (2), pp. 6-9. ISSN 2040-4069.

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    Abstract

    We carried out a science–practitioner research case study to encourage pro-environmental behaviour in the workplace, using multiple methods based on psychological theory to implement and evaluate interventions, such as improving signage for the recycling scheme. The results suggest that providing clearer information, making behaviour easier and using feedback and social norms can have a beneficial effect on the development of recycling and energy saving behaviours in the workplace.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): pro environmental behaviour, behaviour change
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Organizational Psychology
    Depositing User: Almuth McDowall
    Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2015 13:51
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2019 22:23
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/13441

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