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Special Issue on Production Systems and Supply Chain Management in Latin-America in Association with the International Conference on Production Research – Americas 2016

Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administración is pleased to announce that the journal will publish selected papers from the in a special issue entitled “Innovation Beyond Technology: perspectives on Ibero Latin-American Organizations”.

Guest edited by Paulo Antonio Zawislak and Edi Madalena Fracasso both from Innovation Research Center (NITEC), Jorge Tello-Gamarra from Federal University of Rio Grande (FURG) and Oscar Fernando Castellanos from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, the special issue will cover the following themes:

Context & Policies
1. Competitivity and Technology Economic Impact
2. Social Innovation
3. Technological development, equity and inclusion
4. Innovation and Technology for sustainable development
5. Policies and National Innovation System
6. Institutional Board and Legal and Regulatory Framework
 
Systems & Sectors
7. Innovation Ecosystem
8. Cooperation and Innovation Network
9. Emergent Technologies
10. Management of Technology and Innovation
11. Technologies for Productive and Industrial Sectors
12. Services Innovation
13. Public Sector Innovation
 
Specificity of Innovation Process
14. Technological Entrepreneurship, Spin-offs and Startups.
15. Capabilities, Tools and Innovation Projects
16. Technology and Innovation’s Indicators and Metrics
17. Standardization, Metrology and Design
18. Theory, Research and Education in the Management of Technology

This special issue aims at presenting the most contemporary and precise landscape of Ibero and Latin American reflections, research projects and case studies related to innovation.For queries about the special issue, please contact: Jorge Tello-Gamarra at [email protected]

About the ALTEC Conference:

In 2015, the ALTEC Conference, the biannual gathering of the Latin IberoAmerican Association on Management of Technology and innovation (), was celebrating its 30 years. During this event more than 400 researchers had promoted discussions and advancements in management of innovation of Ibero Latin-American organizations from technology and beyond. To discuss the dynamics of innovation, this topic has gone further than the technological achievements of science, research and development. It had also focussed on the understating of the processes that unfold from the technical progress to social innovation, inequality reduction projects, sustainability and economic responsibility.

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Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administración is pleased to announce that the journal will publish selected papers from the in a special issue entitled “Innovation Beyond Technology: perspectives on Ibero Latin-American Organizations”.

Guest edited by Paulo Antonio Zawislak and Edi Madalena Fracasso both from Innovation Research Center (NITEC), Jorge Tello-Gamarra from Federal University of Rio Grande (FURG) and Oscar Fernando Castellanos from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, the special issue will cover the following themes:

Context & Policies
1. Competitivity and Technology Economic Impact
2. Social Innovation
3. Technological development, equity and inclusion
4. Innovation and Technology for sustainable development
5. Policies and National Innovation System
6. Institutional Board and Legal and Regulatory Framework
 
Systems & Sectors
7. Innovation Ecosystem
8. Cooperation and Innovation Network
9. Emergent Technologies
10. Management of Technology and Innovation
11. Technologies for Productive and Industrial Sectors
12. Services Innovation
13. Public Sector Innovation
 
Specificity of Innovation Process
14. Technological Entrepreneurship, Spin-offs and Startups.
15. Capabilities, Tools and Innovation Projects
16. Technology and Innovation’s Indicators and Metrics
17. Standardization, Metrology and Design
18. Theory, Research and Education in the Management of Technology

This special issue aims at presenting the most contemporary and precise landscape of Ibero and Latin American reflections, research projects and case studies related to innovation.For queries about the special issue, please contact: Jorge Tello-Gamarra at [email protected]

About the ALTEC Conference:

In 2015, the ALTEC Conference, the biannual gathering of the Latin IberoAmerican Association on Management of Technology and innovation (), was celebrating its 30 years. During this event more than 400 researchers had promoted discussions and advancements in management of innovation of Ibero Latin-American organizations from technology and beyond. To discuss the dynamics of innovation, this topic has gone further than the technological achievements of science, research and development. It had also focussed on the understating of the processes that unfold from the technical progress to social innovation, inequality reduction projects, sustainability and economic responsibility.

- See more at: http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/news_story.htm?id=6562#sthash.M6VmkiBU.dpuf

Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administración is pleased to announce that the journal will publish selected papers from the in a special issue entitled “Innovation Beyond Technology: perspectives on Ibero Latin-American Organizations”.

Guest edited by Paulo Antonio Zawislak and Edi Madalena Fracasso both from Innovation Research Center (NITEC), Jorge Tello-Gamarra from Federal University of Rio Grande (FURG) and Oscar Fernando Castellanos from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, the special issue will cover the following themes:

- See more at: http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/news_story.htm?id=6562#sthash.M6VmkiBU.dpuf

Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administración is pleased to announce that the journal will publish selected papers from the International Conference on Production Research – Americas 2016 in a special issue entitled “Production Systems and Supply Chain Management in Latin America".

Guest edited by Nubia Velasco from the Universidad de los Andes and Gonzalo Mejia from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, the special issue covers (but is not limited to) the following themes: 

  • Sourcing/supplier management
  • Supply chain networks
  • Transportation and inventory management
  • Logistics performance and risks
  • Product specific supply chains
  • Logistics interaction with other functions
  • Humanitarian and healthcare logistics
  • Lean manufacturing

This special issue aims to publish new trends and applied research on the topic of supply chain in Latin America, given the several challenges that countries there face. The guest editors will select a short list of papers presented at ICPR – Americas 2016 conference and authors will be invited to submit an extended version of their papers.

About the International Conference of Production Research, ICPR- Americas 2016, 27-28 October 2016, Valparaiso, Chile

The conference aims at exchanging experiences and encouraging collaborative work among American researchers and practitioners from the Northern, Central, Southern and the Caribbean regions of the continent. The conference also aims to plan and organize the activities of the Americas Region of the International Foundation of Production Research for the growth of the discipline especially among young researchers. The Conference will take place at the campus of the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso (PUCV) located at the heart of the world heritage city of Valparaíso (Chile).

The conference will include two types of activities:
• Presentation of papers in the area of Production Research.
• Roundtable discussions on the main theme of the Conference: New Challenges for Engineering in the Production 4.0 era. Contributing papers focusing on this theme are particularly encouraged.

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