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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 ...
An analysis of embeddedness in the value creation in interorganisational networks: an illustrative example in Brazil
(International Journal of Advanced Operations Management, 2014) [Artigo]
The purpose of this article is to propose a methodological approach to analyse how the positioning of actors in an interorganisational network can influence the elements of value creation. This study fills a gap in the ...
Managing environmental training in organizations: Theoretical review and proposal of a model
(Management of Environmental Quality, 2010-10-07) [Artigo]
Purpose: The aim of this work is to address the issue of environmental training in organizations, presenting a theoretical review on the subject and proposing a model that highlights the importance of this type of training ...
Agricultural production and sustainable development in a Brazilian region (Southwest, Sao Paulo State): motivations and barriers to adopting sustainable and ecologically friendly practices
(International Journal Of Sustainable Development And World Ecology, 2014-09-03) [Artigo]
The objective of this study is to identify the adoption level of practices associated with more sustainable agriculture and environmentally friendly practices. Additionally, the motivations for and barriers to the adoption ...
Relationship between green management and environmental training in companies located in Brazil: A theoretical framework and case studies
(International Journal of Production Economics, 2012-11-01) [Artigo]
The main objective of this study is to understand the relationship between green management and environmental training in Brazilian companies, underscoring how this relationship takes place and its most important factors. ...
Diversity management: Challenges, benefits, and the role of human resource management in Brazilian organizations
(Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 2011-06-03) [Artigo]
Purpose The objective of this study was to analyze the major challenges and benefits of diversity management in Brazilian companies by assessing the role of human resources. Design/methodology/approach A total of 15 case ...
Environmental management in ethanol and sugarcane plants in Brazil
(International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 2012-02-01) [Artigo]
There has been much discussion on the importance of Brazilian ethanol in promoting a more sustainable society. However, there is a lack of analysis of whether sugarcane plants/factories that produce this ethanol are ...
Environmental management in Brazil: is it a completely competitive priority?
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2012-01-01) [Artigo]
Current studies indicate a need to integrate environmental management with manufacturing strategy, including topics like cross-functional integration, environmental impact, and waste reduction. Nevertheless, such studies ...
Understanding the skills of environmental managers: A study of companies in Brazil's food sector
(Environmental Quality Management, 2012-06-01) [Artigo]
Environmental development in Brazilian companies: The role of human resource management
(Environmental Development, 2012-07-01) [Artigo]
Specialized literature states that proper environmental management at companies requires support from human resource management. This occurs because the more efficient and effective human resource management is, the more ...