Article: IMPLEMENTATION OF ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING IN A METAL INDUSTRY WITH DIFFERENTIATED PRODUCT LINES

Annibal Affonso Neto annibal@terra.com.br University of Brasilia – UnB, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil Clovis Neumann clovisneumann@unb.br University of Brasilia – UnB, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil   ABSTRACT Highlights: The study contemplated the implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in production strategy and performance. The behavior of the determining variables of the production strategy was analyzed.…

Article: ANALYSIS OF THE ADOPTION OF LEAN PRACTICES IN BRAZILIAN COMPANIES: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY

Annibal Affonso Neto annibal@terra.com.br University of Brasília – UnB, Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil. Rui M. Lima rml@dps.uminho.pt University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal. Paulo Sergio Lima Pereira Afonso pafonso@dos.uminho.pt University of Minho, Braga, Portugal. Neli Terezinha da Silva nelisilva27@gmail.com Federal Institute of Brasília – IFB, Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil. ABSTRACT This article investigates the adoption of Lean Production in…