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Reconfigurable organisation to cope with unpredictable goals
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2009)
The paper proposes a methodology and design rules for organisational structures facing higher necessity of rapidly reconfigure themselves to cope with unpredictable situations-new markets, new products, changing mix of ...
Knowledge-based integrated Production Management Model applied to automotive companies
This paper aims to examine the relevance of a production management model, in the shop-floor operations environment, that integrates the dimensions of production organisation (lean and mass production), work organisation ...
Relationships between social forms of organic horticultural production and indicators of environmental quality: a multidimensional approach in Brazil.
(In: INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF ORGANIC AGRICULTURE RESEARCH, 15., 2005, Adelaide, Austrália. Shaping sustainable systems: proceedings. Adelaide, Austrália: IFOAM, 2005., 2005)
Organisations as producers of consumers
(Sage Publications Ltd, 2015-09)
The main objective of this article is to show how organisations can be understood as producers of consumers and that the sphere of consumption should, therefore, become an integral part of the field of Organisation Studies. ...
Firms and innovation system supporting organisations: A brief empirical scrutiny of their knowledge-centred links in a developing area in Brazil
Despite the profusion of studies on innovation systems, there still is a scarcity of empirical treatment of this issue in the context of developing countries. This article examines the interactions between firm-level ...
From structural breakage to political reintegration of the working class: relative surplus population layers in Argentina and their involvement in the Piqueter Movement
(Sage Publications, 2013-05)
In this paper we develop the Marxist notion of relative surplus population (RSP) to analyse the fracturing of the Argentinean working class. The Marxist concept of RSP refers to all the labouring population that capital ...
Embedding with multiple knowledge sources to improve innovation performance: the learning experience of Motorola in Brazil
(Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, 2013-11)
This article explores how a subsidiary of a multi-national enterprise (MNE) in an emerging economy embeds with multiple knowledge sources, both in its corporate network (internal) and in the host country (external), to ...