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Adoption of lean thinking practices at Brazilian auto part companies
(International Journal of Lean Thinking, 2012) [Artigo]
The objective of this study is to analyze the adoption of lean thinking practices at Brazilian auto part companies. For such, a survey was conducted at 75 sector companies. The results reveal that among all practices, the ...
Greening the work force in Brazilian hotels: The role of environmental training
(Work-a Journal Of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation, 2014-01-01) [Artigo]
BACKGROUND: Organizations are increasingly required to reduce their environmental impact through the adoption of environmental management, which requires the support of human resource practices.OBJECTIVE: The objective of ...
Green and competitive: empirical evidence from ISO 9001 certified Brazilian companies
(The TQM Journal, 2015) [Artigo]
There are many arguments in the literature on environmental management stating that companies that have a significant environmental performance tend to be more competitive, because environmental management tends to generate ...
Beyond the Agrarian Reform Policies in Brazil: An Empirical Study of Brazilian States from 1995 Through 2011
(Social Indicators Research, 2016-12-01) [Artigo]
The main land reform movements in the world are taking place in Brazil, where various social groups have coordinated their efforts to acquire legal possession of unproductive estates. Although the results achieved over ...
Introduction: Sustainable shipping and transport logistics in developing economies
(International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, 2015-01-01) [Resenha]
Considering the relevance and challenges of managing shipping and transport logistics for sustainable development in developing economies, this special issue presents a group of fresh, high-quality empirical evidence for ...
Greening of the essential activities of an Engineering School: a case study in the Area/Department of Production Engineering
(IEEE multidisciplinary engineering education magazine, 2012) [Artigo]
This article analyzes the inclusion of the issue of “environmental management” in the department of Production Engineering of the “Alfa” School of Engineering. For this, a case study was conducted at the School of "Alpha" ...
Putting environmental technologies into the mainstream: Adoption of environmental technologies by medium-sized manufacturing firms in Brazil
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017-01-20) [Artigo]
The aim of this research is to analyze how critical success factors (CSFs) can influence the adoption of environmental technologies by Brazilian manufacturing companies. In terms of conceptual background, this research ...
Special issue: Sustainable consumption and production in emerging economies
(Sustainable Production and Consumption, 2015-10-01) [Editorial]
Barriers to green buildings at two Brazilian engineering schools
(International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, 2014) [Artigo]
The objective of this short communication is to identify and analyze the main barriers to the adoption of green buildings at two traditional Schools/Colleges of Engineering in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The methodological ...
Low-carbon operations and production: putting training in perspective
(Industrial and Commercial Training, 2014) [Artigo]
The purpose of this paper is mainly to show how training may support low-carbon operations and production management in a more sustainable organizational context. Design/methodology/approach – A conceptual framework to ...