The objectives of this study were to study effects of driving force, knowledge management, and green supply chain management on competitiveness and business performance of manufacturing industries in Thailand; and to verify the goodness of fit of the hypothesis model and the empirical data. The samples consisted of 412 manufacturing industries in Thailand received from stratified random sampling. A questionnaire was employed for data collection. Descriptive statistics were used for data analysis and inferential statistics was applied for a structural equation model analysis through a statistical package. The study found that the overall level of driving force, green supply chain management, competitiveness, and business performance of manufacturing industries in Thailand is at a high level. According to the structural equation model of driving force, knowledge management, and green supply chain management, the study showed that such causal factors have influenced competitiveness and business performance of manufacturing industries in Thailand
Driving Force, Knowledge Management, Green supply chain management
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Thumnong Chidchob, Nalin Pianthong. (2020) Effect of Driving Force, Knowledge Management, Green Supply Chain Management on Competitiveness and Business Performance of Manufacturing Industries in Thailand. International Journal of Environmental Science, 5, 63-73
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