por Leonardo Oliveira de Almeida publicado 08/05/2018 15h27, última modificação 16/05/2018 11h43



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02 general compulsory subjects (8 credits).

This module is composed of a set of compulsory subjects that, due to the diversification in the academic formation of the students, aims at homogenizing the students' knowledge, leading them to a critical and solid understanding of the evolution of administrative thinking and of the methodological and For the production of research. The following subjects are established as general obligatory:

Subject: Administrative Theories

Syllabus: Evolution of studies in organizational theory; Central  concepts in organization theory; Bureaucracy in modern society; Sociological paradigms in organizational analysis; New institutionalism; Ecology of populations; Resource dependencies, structural contingency; Networks and organizational fields; Symbolic interactionism; Ethnomethodology; Power and domination.

Subject: Qualitative Methods

Summary: History and evolution of qualitative research in the social field. Qualitative research in the administration. The ontology and epistemology in qualitative research. Paradigms of qualitative research. Qualitative technique research methods for collecting qualitative data. Analysis of empirical data. Procedures and scientific criteria for the validity and reliability of qualitative research. Ethics in qualitative research.

Subject: Quantitative Methods

Summary: Guidance and methodology and science for the development of research in management today. Present and discuss the main quantitative methods currently used for conducting research in management. Expansion of theoretical and practical knowledge of quantitative methods.

Subject: Research Seminars: Critical Theory in Organizational Studies

Summary: Critical thinking in organizational studies and their contributions to Organizational Theory. Post-contingency theoretical approaches. The three central phenomena of modernity: individualism and instrumental reason, which derives a third, the lack of freedom.

The man for man's domination strategies. Grounds for sociological study of society and science.


02 compulsory subjects in the line of research in which the student chooses (8 credits)

This module consists of compulsory subjects considered in the line of research in which the student will develop his thesis. The purpose of this module is to enable students of the lines in the basic skills related to field of knowledge:

-  People Management and Organizational Studies

-  Marketing and Operations Strategies

They are considered mandatory in the research lines the following disciplines:

a)  Management Line of People and Organizational Studies

Subject: Personnel Management, Theorizing, Research and Instrumentation

Summary: The evolutionary process of managing people within the organization and management theory; objective and subjective rationality in people management; people management and social identity; paradoxes between the prescribed method of administration and real management mode; human capital and management proposals; the search process in people management.

Subject: Leadership and Organizational Change

Summary: The nature of leadership. The nature of managerial work. Perspectives on the behavior of effective leadership. specific behaviors to manage work and relationships. Leadership in decision-making groups. Leading the change. The heart of change. Success in change processes. Organizational changes and the possibilities of establishing a creative and innovative environment. The problem of change. The stages of the change process. Continuous organizational change, planned and transformation.

Subject: Strategic Controlling

Summary: The Comptroller in Management Process. Strategic Planning and Controlling. System Strategic Controlling Information. Analysis of Environment and Prospective Scenarios Structuring. Corporate Risk Management: Identification, Classification and Risk Measurement.

Control Strategy and Performance Indicators. Quantitative Methods of application in controlling strategic management tools.

Subject: Value Based Management

Summary: Historical background and approaches available on generating shareholder value, conceptualization of the constituent elements of the EVA (Economic Value Added) and MVA (Market Value Added), aimed at the economic results and the cost of capital.

Discussion and presentation of necessary adjustments of financial reporting, relationship between EVA and MVA and compensation programs. The drivers of quantitative and qualitative value. Other value metrics.

b) Marketing Strategies Line and Operations

Subject: Evolution of Thought and Marketing Strategies

Summary: Evolution of marketing thinking and theories; paradigms of contemporary management; analysis and comparison of the leading thinkers and authors clásicos to modern concepts; marketing and marketing strategies in global and virtual environments; relations and marketing mix decisions socio-cultural and economic aspects of Brazilian reality.

Subject: Pure Search for Marketing

Summary: Type of market research. X data information. Search for Pure and Applied Marketing. Market research as part of the Information Marketing System. Exploratory studies, Descriptive, Experimental Marketing. data collection instruments. communication methods in collecting data in market research. Elaboration of Projects and market research reports.

Subject: Operations Management

Summary: Operations Management; Strategic Role of Operations; Operations strategies; Operations Management Manufacturing and 

Services; Production systems; Planning and Operations / Production Control; Supply Chain Management; Logistics management systems; Demand Management and Inventory; Quality management; Product Development Management; Technology Management; Information and Communication Technology Applied to Operations Management; Performance Measurement Systems; Projects and Trends Management in the area.

Subject: Strategic Management of Supply Chain

Summary: Competition among Supply Chains, Supply Chain and Global Operations, Strategies operations and horizontal and vertical integration in supply chains, outsourcing strategies and Follow sourcing, Skills and Resource Based View in the supply chain, Clusters and Productive Arrangements local and global, contemporary Restructuring Process and Mergers supply chains, contemporary settings in supply chains, Networks and Governance in supply chains, Performance Measurement in supply chain, Information and Communication Technologies and Collaborative Management in supply chains, sustainability in supply chains, Risk management in supply chains, logistics operators in supply chains, local and global logistics operations management, trends in the area.

04 elective courses (16 credits)

This module consists of a set of optional and instrumental disciplines that aims to provide students with the deepening of academic education, through the expertise of management, research and teaching. These disciplines are not always offered, depending on the area of interest of all students. The goal of these courses is to provide students and teachers-supervisors greater flexibility in terms of adaptation to the ideal sequence of content and fully consider the intended objectives by students individually. The total number of credits to be obtained by students in elective courses is 16 (sixteen). With approval of the Board of the course, according to his advisor and as the subject of the thesis, the student may also supplement the credits of elective courses with subjects already processed through the Master, or routed in other postgraduate courses. In this case the use limit will be 2 elective courses, for a total of 8 credits. The elective courses may be chosen from the list of courses offered that meet the Personnel Management lines and Marketing and Operations Strategies. Also permit shall be the student curse two elective courses in related fields, in education institutions offering courses duly accredited by Capes.

01 Subject of Supervised activities (4 credits)

These activities are indicated by the guiding teacher, according to the rules of the course, involving also the teaching stage, and will be assessed by the Course Council, for its consolidation. It is mandatory to have completed student credits in supervised activities before the qualifying examination.

01 Subject of  Research Seminars (4 credits)

This course is reserved for seminars concerning relevant theories to the research topic developed by the student. This discipline should be cursada after completion of credits in general compulsory subjects, specific and optional.

Qualification Exam (04 credits)

The qualification examination, the doctoral student must present and defend his thesis project before an examining committee, according to the rules of the course, after they completed all claims within 24 months after enrolling in the program.

Thesis Defense (16 credits)

In this module, the student must enroll in Thesis Seminar, designed to provide the necessary guidance to the development of the final work of the course. The thesis will consist of a research paper written on the subject corresponding to the area of concentration, carried out under the guidance of a teacher-advisor. The defense of the thesis and the fulfillment of all the requirements listed above, will entitle the student to receive the Doctor Diploma in Business Administration.

Proficiency in a foreign language - prior to the qualifying examination, the student must obtain the approval of the proficiency exam in English.

Notes: with the approval of the Board of the course, according to his advisor and as the subject of the thesis, the student can also complete specific education credits in courses from other graduate programs UNIMEP, or other educational institutions superior, properly accredited, Brazilian or foreign, according to the rules of the course.