Designing a Model for Establishing Green Human Resource Management in Government Organizations

Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD. student, Department of Public Administration, Qazvin Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Management, Qazvin Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin, Iran



Aim: Considering that human resource management practices are one of the main factors to achieve green organizational goals and sustainable performance, the purpose of this article was to investigate green human resource management activities, effective factors, and their consequences in government organizations.
Methodology: To achieve the purpose of this article, a qualitative research project was selected and the dimensions, components, and indicators of the green human resource management model were identified using the meta-synthesis method and theme analysis. Then the identified dimensions, components, and indicators were validated using the fuzzy Delphi technique.
Findings: The results of the meta-synthesis led to the identification of the dimensions of leadership, technology, budget, and culture as prerequisites for the establishment of green human resource management. The dimensions of recruitment, training, performance appraisal, and compensation for green services were identified as the executive processes of establishing green human resource management. Finally, the dimensions of economic, social, organizational, and environmental consequences were identified as the consequences of the establishment of green human resource management.
Conclusion: Considering that green human resource management activities can have positive consequences for the development of Iranian government organizations, this article was conducted to identify the prerequisites, processes, and consequences of establishing green human resource management in government organizations and led to the design of a model in this regard.


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