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Organizational Management

Policies and Practices in a Global Market

  • Carolina Machado
  • J. Paulo Davim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Santiago Gutiérrez-Broncano, Pedro Jiménez Estévez, Mercedes Rubio-Andrés
    Pages 1-14
  3. João Fontes da Costa, Teresa Carla Oliveira
    Pages 31-62
  4. Ana Paula Ferreira, Fernanda Velinças
    Pages 107-131
  5. Juan José Durán Herrera, Nuria Bajo Davó
    Pages 150-174
  6. Teresa Carla Oliveira, Vítor Manuel dos Reis Raposo
    Pages 205-228
  7. Cláudia Carvalho, Carolina Feliciana Machado
    Pages 229-249
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 251-254

About this book


Organizations are increasingly facing continuous and highly complex changes that require more proactive strategies, policies and management practices. Conscious of this reality, this book provides information and debate on principles, strategies, models, techniques, methodologies and applications of organizational management in the field of industry, commerce and services.

Organizational Management communicates the latest developments and thinking on the organizational management subject world-wide, and seeks cultural and geographic diversity in studies and uses of organizational management that have a special impact on organizational communications, change processes and work practices. With an emphasis on the way organizations define and develop their management policies and practices in order to acquire more competitive advantages in the global market, this book is crucial to any practitioner or researcher of current organizational management.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Carolina Machado
    • 1
  • J. Paulo Davim
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MinhoPortugal
  2. 2.University of AveiroPortugal

About the editors

Carolina Machado is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Head of Human Resources Management work group at University of Minho, Portugal, and Chief Editor of the International Journal of Applied Management Sciences and Engineering (IJAMSE). Her research interests include International Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management in Small and Medium Enterprises, Training and Development, Management Change and Knowledge Management.
J. Paulo Davim is Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal. With more than 28 years of teaching and research experience, he is the Editor-in-Chief of 8 international journals and an Editorial Board member of another 25 international journals. In addition, he has published as author and co-author of more than 6 books, 50 chapters and 350 journal and conference articles.

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
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