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Development of Knowledge-based industrial assessment: application in the automotive sector

Grant number: 11/13204-8
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: October 01, 2011 - March 31, 2014
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Production Engineering
Principal Investigator:Jorge Muniz Junior
Grantee:Jorge Muniz Junior
Home Institution: Faculdade de Engenharia (FEG). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Guaratinguetá. Guaratinguetá , SP, Brazil
Assoc. researchers:Valério Antonio Pamplona Salomon

Abstract

In many organizations, the pursuits of competitiveness initiatives are sustained unstructured. Many authors acknowledge the role of knowledge as a competitive advantage. However, knowledge is treated implicitly in the traditional models of Work and Production Organization. This research project proposes to develop a Knowledge-based Industrial Assessment process for the automotive sector. The research involves the integration of: Production, Work and Knowledge. The main result of the research, the Industrial Assessment Process will evidence the perception of the workers about knowledge factors; which contribute to the promotion of a favorable environment for achieving results for the organization and for people of work environment. (AU)