Strategic management of green human resources A tool to support the establishment of sustainable Development

Document Type : Research Article (with qualitative approaches)


1 PhD Student, Public Management - Human Resources Management, Bonab Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bonab, Iran.

2 Department of Public Management, Bonab Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bonab, Iran.

3 Department of Public Management, Payame Noor University, East Azerbaijan, Iran.


Purpose:Identifying the techniques and dimensions of the strategic approach of Green HRM and providing a framework for it to support the establishment of sustainable development is the goal of this study.
Methodology:This research has a developmental orientation from a philosophical-interpretive point of view and the research strategy is a qualitative method.The data collection tool is a semi-structured interview.Purposeful sampling method was used for sampling and selection of interviewees.The statistical sample of the study consisted of 12 academic and organizational experts in the field of human resources. the process of analyzing interviews,extracting themes and conceptual codes was performed using the theme analysis method.
ResearchFindings:A framework was presented in three parts:effective contextual components for the implementation of environmentally friendly human resources methods,dimensions of strategic human resource management and its implications for sustainable development.Green HR Strategic Management Activities In 13 dimensions and 72 concepts,it was identified and concluded that this variable can help to achieve the dimensions of sustainability.
Limitations&Consequences:The Low sample size and The confinement of the nature of the sample in the organizational experts section to the human resources specialists of an effective organizational unit for sustainable development may limit the generalizability of the results of this study.
Practical Consequences:Provides objective evidence for organizations on what activities in the field of Green HR to implement in the direction of sustainable development.It also acts as a guide for managers, attracting attention and guiding managers to invest more in the field of strategic management of Green HR.
Article Value:By introducing the methods of strategic management of Green HR and providing a coherent framework,clearly the concept of this variable, better understanding and recognition by researchers adds.


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