—This study aims to investigate the effects of
government practices and leadership activities on the way of
implementing green management practices in firms. In order to
address this aim, a survey was conducted on a sample of 153
firms which operate in the chemical and petrochemical
industries in Turkey. The findings revealed that leadership
activities contributed more than government policies on the
adoption of green management practices of the firms. However,
the combined effect of the government policies and leadership
activities was the greatest on the adoption of green management
—Government policies, green management
practices, implementation leadership, Turkey.
Rifat Kamasak is with the Faculty of Commerce, Yeditepe University,
Atasehir, Istanbul, 34755 Turkey (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ugur Yozgat is with the Faculty of Business Administration, Marmara
University, Bahcelievler, Istanbul, 34180 Turkey (e-mail:
Meltem Yavuz is with the Faculty of Transportation and Logistics,
Istanbul University, Avcilar, Istanbul, 34320 Turkey (e-mail:
Cite: Rifat Kamasak, Ugur Yozgat, and Meltem Yavuz, "Government Policies, Implementation Leadership and Green Management Practices in an Emerging Economy," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.7, no.4, pp. 97-101, 2016.