Green jobs, a new measure of public management and sustainable development

Adam Sulich , Tomasz Zema


The aim of this article is to propose a measurable definition of green jobs based on balanced, durable and sustainable development, which is an example of both the Green Economy and New Public Management (NPM) concepts. This approach is justified due to the nature of NPM, which uses the goals of management and measures of effectiveness. In this paper, the definition of green jobs is formulated as tool for measuring, based on the Polish Classification of Activities (PKD), which has roots in the classifications proposed by UN the ISIC and Eurostat NACE. Then the ease with which this tool can be used is tested by determining the efficiency of labour market institutions. Therefore, the green jobs concept can be much wider than just a qualitative description of an organisation’s strategy. In this paper it is proposed that green job characteristics based on section E of PKD is more specific and because of its quantitative approach it is a suitable measurement not only in Polish conditions, but generally
Author Adam Sulich (MISaF / IOaM / DoSaMM)
Adam Sulich,,
- Department of Strategy and Management Methods
, Tomasz Zema (WUEB) - Wrocław University of Science and Technology (PWr)
Tomasz Zema,,
- Wroclaw University of Economics and Business
Journal seriesEuropean Journal of Environmental Sciences, ISSN 1805-0174, e-ISSN 2336-1964, (0 pkt)
Issue year2018
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishdurable and sustainable development; efficiency; green jobs; green employment
ASJC Classification2308 Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law; 2309 Nature and Landscape Conservation; 2310 Pollution; 2303 Ecology
Languageen angielski
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Publication indicators WoS Citations = 2; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper) [Not active]: 2018 = 0.103
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