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Green IT Initiatives in organizations for achieving Environmental Sustainability; integration of Change Management and Organization Culture
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Business Informatics.
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Business Informatics.
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Business Informatics.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The issue of environmental sustainability is rising nowadays, which made the organisations to survive the planet. Accordingly, the governments are giving support to organisations for taking steps to achieve the environmental sustainability. To achieve the environmental sustainability, it is needed to bring change in organisations. Besides, Information Technology plays a significant role to develop novel processes and technologies to control the environmental loads for achieving environmental sustainability. This study is based on three mainstay concepts: Change Management, Green IT, and Organisational Culture. This research is intended to identify Green IT initiatives to achieve the environmental sustainability through change management and organisational culture in the organisations. A change management model is ultimately presented in the analysis, which describes the process of change management within an organisation based on the three main concepts mentioned above.

This study is an investigation based on literature reviews and two case studies (Tetra Pak (Pakistan) and Panasonic (Sweden)). Case Studies have been carried out to verify the commodity of change process model (theoretical framework) and change management model. The research is also aimed to find, if the investigated organisations ultimately capture the targeted result, when willing to bring Green IT in their organisational systems.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 70 p.
Keyword [en]
Green IT, Change Management, Organisational Culture
National Category
Information Science Environmental Analysis and Construction Information Technology Computer and Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-16079OAI: diva2:441639
Subject / course
IHH, Informatics
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-09-22 Created: 2011-09-17 Last updated: 2011-09-22Bibliographically approved

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