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Barriers and influences to pro-environmental behaviour in the workplace.

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

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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.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Psychology
Authors :
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Butterworth, LUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
McDowall, AUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 1 June 2012
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Additional Information : Copyright 2013 BPS
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 Jun 2014 14:18
Last Modified : 01 Sep 2014 13:34
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/798037

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