This book provides support to academics and researchers, as well as those operating in the management and engineering fields that need to deal with policies and strategies that allow to move towards a more sustainable paradigm, a greener economy that guarantees economic development and the improvement of living and working conditions. Drawing on the latest developments, ideas, research and best practice, this book examines the new advances in the subjects of circular economy.
has experience and research interests in the fields of Human Resource Management, International Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management in SMEs, Training and Development, Management Change and Knowledge Management. She is the Head of Human Resources Management Work Group at University of Minho, as well as Chief Editor of the International Journal of Applied Management Sciences and Engineering (IJAMSE). She is an Associate Professor at the University of Minho, Portugal.
J. Paulo Davim
is a Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. He has also interest in Management & Industrial Engineering and Higher Education for Sustainability & Engineering Education.
The activities of recyclable material pickers in Brazil and building circular economy strategies.- Effective Economic Decision-Making Methods in Environmental and Sustainability Project Environments and Project Life Cycle.- Development of Policies and Practices of Social Responsibility in Portuguese Companies: Implications of the SA8000 Standard.- Nexus between Sustainable Development and CSR - An Empirical Study on Indian Nationalized Banks.- How to look at Organizations and Human Resource Management in the Economy of the Future?