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Examining the environmental attitudes of the employees in Aghajari oil and gas exploitation company

Saadat Aghajari, Leila Ebrahimi Ghavam Abadi

Department of Environmental Management, Khouzestan Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University (IAU), Khouzestan, Iran

Department of Environmental Management, Collage of Agriculture, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz Branch, Ahvaz, Iran

Key words: Attitudes, Environmental Education, Aghjari oil, Gas Exploitation Company, Employed.

Abstract

Neighborhood-Walk-Uptown-Chicago-1024x682Evaluating the behavior and performance of people for the sake of accessing the basic principles of sustainable living are an effective step to protect the environment. The present study aimed to examine environmental attitudes of the employees in Aghajary Oil and Gas Exploitation Company. For this purpose, a questionnaire was prepared containing 20 demographic questions and 19 questions related to examining environmental attitude. The questionnaire was completed by 350 employees of the company. Data obtained from the questionnaires was analyzed using SPSS. The results showed that environmental attitude is at high positive level (mean=84.92). The effect of individual factors such as gender, age, education and work experience on environmental attitudes of the employees was also examined. The results showed no significant difference between individual factors and environmental attitudes of the employees.

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