Analysis of Organizational Sustainability: the Building

  • Júlio Nichioka Unicersidade do Estado do Rio de janeiro
  • Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves Quelhas Fluminense Federal University
Keywords: Sustainability Management Systems, Sustainability

Abstract

 

The current study aims at establishing comparability mechanisms among Sustainability implemented aspects, which may assess both maturity stage and the adherence to Sustainability Management Systems of Brazilian Civil Construction firms in Building subsector. The analysis of Sustainability Management Systems implemented by Civil Construction firms was performed by using the tool and by carrying out interviews with five firms within the segment. The collected outcomes were treated under intra-case and inter-case methods, which verified the current maturity stage and the adherence to Sustainability Management Systems. The use of a simulator made the determination of the firms final classification possible in relation to the their Sustainability Management Systems efficiency.

Author Biographies

Júlio Nichioka, Unicersidade do Estado do Rio de janeiro

Julio Nichioka is an Assistant Professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). He received his M.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 1996 and his Ph.D. degree in Construction Engineering from the Fluminense Federal University in 2008. His teaching and research interests are in Quality Management, Integrated Management Systems and Social Responsibility.

Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves Quelhas, Fluminense Federal University

Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves Quelhas currently is an Associate Professor in the Federal University Fluminense (UFF). He received his M.Sc. degree in Construction Engineering from there Federal University Fluminense, in 1984 and his Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering from there Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, in 1994. His teaching and research interests are in Design and Control of Production and Manufacturing Systems, Management Systems and Social Responsibility. He was the CEO of the ABEPRO (Brazilian Industrial Engineering Association) from the 2006 until 2009. He is header of LATEC (Tecnology; Business Management and

Environmental Laboratory) and vice-coordinator of the Profissional M.Sc. Program in Management Systems of the Industrial Engineering Department of the UFF.

How to Cite
Nichioka, J., & Quelhas, O. L. (1). Analysis of Organizational Sustainability: the Building. Brazilian Journal of Operations & Production Management, 7(2), 101-130. Retrieved from https://bjopm.emnuvens.com.br/bjopm/article/view/V7N2A6