Concentration areas and researchers

Finance

This line covers issues related to corporate finance and strategy, the capital market and financial institutions, as well as the quantitative methods applied to finance.

Teachers

Coordinator: Marcelo Brutti Righi

Flávio Augusto Ziegelmann
Guilherme Kirch
Guilherme Ribeiro de Macêdo
João Fróis Caldeira
Marcelo Savino Portugal
Marcelo Scherer Perlin

Human resources management and labor relations

It is a multi and transdisciplinary area based on different fields of knowledge, such as: Strategic human resources management, Labor sociology, Psychology applied to administration/Organizational behavior, Ethics, Individual/Organizational learning/Education and research methodology. It seeks, through a training for citizenship, to build knowledge for the better understanding of organizations and relationships among the people that compose them.

Teachers

Coordinator: Angela Beatriz Busato Scheffer

Andrea Poleto Oltramari
Carmen Ligia Iochins Grisci
César Augusto Tejera de Ré
Christine da Silva Schröeder
Cláudia Simone Antonello
Elaine Di Diego Antunes
Lisiane Quadrado Closs
Maria Beatriz Rodrigues
Sidinei Rocha de Oliveira
Silvia Generali da Costa

Innovation, technology and sustainability

It comprises several thematic areas: Innovation and technology management, Technology transfer, S&T policies, University-Business interaction, Sustainability and innovation, Sustainability education, Supply chains, Emerging technologies, Entrepreneurship, Business internationalization, Innovation in services, ecosystems and environments of innovation, Social innovation, Social technologies, Collective organizations, Collaborative strategies and Agribusiness.

Teachers

Coordinator: Daniela Callegaro de Menezes

Antônio Domingos Padula
Aurora Carneiro Zen
Fernanda Maciel Reichert
Luis Felipe Machado do Nascimento
Marcia Dutra de Barcellos
Paulo Antônio Zawislak
Tania Nunes da Silva

Marketing

It covers the following topics: Consumer Behavior, Strategic Marketing, Quantitative Marketing and Modeling, Marketing Theory, Services Marketing, Low Income and Senior Markets, Values as an intermediary among cultures, CCT (Consumer Culture Theory), Neuroscience: Priming, Eye tracking, EEG, Skin conductance.

Teachers

Coordinator: Fernando Bins Luce

Cristiane Pizzutti dos Santos
Luiz Antonio Slongo
Vinicius Andrade Brei 
Walter Meucci Nique

 

Operational Research

This area emphasizes the research, development, validation and implementation of models, computational algorithms and systems to aid decision-making process in organizations. The area has an eminently multidisciplinary character, emphasizing the application of analytical methods aimed to improve the decisions.

Teachers

Coordinator: Luciano Ferreira

Denis Borenstein
Denise Lindstrom Bandeira 
Tiago Pascoal Filomena 

Organizational studies

This line operates in an interdisciplinary thematic field covering the study of organizational discourses and practices, the knowledge production and public policies. It seeks to establish solid elements to broaden the understanding of relationships between organizations and society.

Teachers

Coordinator: Fábio Bittencourt Meira

Ariston Azevêdo Mendes
Daniel da Silva Lacerda
Davide Carbonai
Diogo Joel Demarco
Fernando Dias Lopes
Maria Ceci Misoczky
Mariana Baldi
Paulo Ricardo Zilio Abdala
Rafael Kruter Flores
Rogerio Faé
Ronaldo Bordin | e-mail: ronaldo.bordin@ufrgs.br
Sueli Maria Goulart Silva
Takeyoshi Imasato

Systems management and information technology

The GSTI area promotes teaching and develops research related to all areas of administration, analyzing the decision-making process, the effects of IT on the organization and the individual, and the behavioral aspects in Information management, Knowledge management, Anticipatory strategic intelligence, Small Data x Big Data, IT Governance and Information, Adoption and post-adoption of IT in society, in organizations and in the behavior of individuals, Digital technologies and businesses, and Information systems. Research are developed using qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis techniques and methods.

Teachers

Coordinator: Raquel Janissek -Muniz

Antonio Carlos Gastaud Maçada
Ariel Behr