AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF GREEN MARKETING IN PANASONIC (M) SDN. BHD.
THESIS SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
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The local academic scene is still lagging behind in term of size of the corpus of works on green marketing especially those that dealt with conceptualization of green marketing. Generalization is not practical in this regards as academic literature on the issue tend to agree that a one-size-fits-all strategy that can be transplanted from one firm to another does not exist. As such in an attempt to find out how green marketing being carried out in a Malaysian manufacturing firm, this exploratory research was done by the researchers and it is hoped that the hypotheses formulated in this study can be tested by further research.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CERTIFICATE OF APPROVALiii
TABLE OF CONTENTvii
LIST OF TABLESviii
LIST OF DIAGRAMSix
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION
1.2 Research Questions3
1.3 Objectives of the Research4
1.4 Study Purpose5
1.5 Hypotheses 5
1.6 Study Limitation5
1.6 Study Importance6
CHAPTER 2: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.2 Theoretical Framework8
2.3 Empirical Framework11
2.4 Local Academic Literature on Green Marketing12
2.5 Shifting Perspective and Emerging Trend13
2.6 Conceptual Framework (Operationalization of Theory)14
2.7 Synthesis and Conclusion18
CHAPTER 3: RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
3.2 Research Design20
3.4 Data Collection Method21
CHAPTER 4 : STUDY FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
3.2 Findings and Discussion25
CHAPTER 5: CONCLUSION
5.1 Conclusion 31
LIST OF TABLES
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1 : Theoretical Framework of Green Marketing Intervention Strategy 9Adapted from Kinoti, 2011) Figure 2 : Conceptual Framework of Panasonic Green Marketing...