Effect of green operations and operational performance of food and beverage processing firms in Mombasa county, Kenya
The study set out to determine the effect of green operations and operational performance of food and beverage processing firms in Mombasa County, Kenya.The research design was a descriptive cross-sectional survey. The study population was the food and beverage firms operating in Mombasa County. The study resolved to seek data from production managers or operation managers from the 55 firms through census. This data was obtained from the business register of Mombasa County Government as of October 2016. Primary data was collected using questionnaires. The study had a response rate of 67%.Data was subjected to normality test using Shapiro-Wilk and it was found to be normal. Correlation analysis was conducted at 5% level of significance and it was found out that the green operations correlation with operational performance was positive and significant. Increase in green operations leads to an increase in operational performance. The study was limited to firms in Mombasa County and therefore recommended similar research to be done in other firms in the industry.