Opportunities & Challenges for Operations Management – A point of view from the 2018 POMS International Conference in Rio

  • Adriana Leiras Industrial Engineering Department, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro – PUC-Rio
  • Tharcisio Cotta Fontainha Production Engineering Program, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ
Keywords: Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Humanitarian Logistics and Operations, Social Good

Abstract

This thematic issue called Opportunities & Challenges for Operations Management of the Brazilian Journal of Operations and Production Management (BJO&PM) presents contemporaneous discussions of operations management, which is valuable for both the Brazilian and international audience. The papers presented in this thematic issue are selected based on articles and presentations performed in the “2018 POMS International Conference in Rio”, held under the theme “Operations Management for social good”. This introductory paper evaluates and summarizes the selected contributions of all papers presented in this thematic issue. The key topics emphasized in these papers are a real options approach for investment decision, business management, supply chain management, humanitarian logistics, and operations management.

Published
2019-08-28
How to Cite
Leiras, A., & Cotta Fontainha, T. (2019). Opportunities & Challenges for Operations Management – A point of view from the 2018 POMS International Conference in Rio. Brazilian Journal of Operations & Production Management, 16(3), 371-374. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.14488/BJOPM.2019.v16.n3.a1