Green Supply Chain Management and the Performance of Cassava Industry in the Northeastern Region of Thailand

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Jaruwan Supachaiwat


From the changing world environment caused many organizations are more aware of the
environmental and social responsibility. By adopting a better green supply chain management system to fix the problem related to resource and environmental management to gain profits. Cassava flour mill industry in Northeast Thailand is considered the most important exporter of cassava products in Asia. Thus, the industry in the region should maintain export standards according to the specified proportions in order to make international trade more stable. This study aims to study the relationship between sustainable green supply chain management and the performance of the cassava industry in Northeastern Thailand using a questionnaire as a tool. The data were collected from 100 entrepreneurs in the tapioca industry in the region. The statistics used were mean, standard deviation, multiple correlation analysis and
multiple regression analysis. Results show that sustainable green supply chain management of the aspects of internal environment, green purchasing, eco-design, and investment recovery have positive relationships with industry performance at .05 level of statistical significance. However, a positive relationship is not found between the management of cooperation with customers and the overall performance of the industry.
Therefore, operators should pay more attention to the management of the internal environment, green
purchasing, eco design, and investment recovery. This is because these 4 factors can be used as a
guideline for development of the performance and sustainable green supply chain management of the cassava industry.


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Supachaiwat จ. (2021). Green Supply Chain Management and the Performance of Cassava Industry in the Northeastern Region of Thailand. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN TECHNOLOGY, 14(2), 61–69. Retrieved from
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