• Miguel Otávio Melo Center University ASCES-Caruaru´-PE
  • Dhebora Fonseca University Center UNITA Caruaru-PE
  • Jeferson Pereira University Center UNITA Caruaru-PE
  • Eduardo Silva University Center UNITA Caruaru-PE
  • Vitoria Oliveira University Center UNITA Caruaru-PE


Economy of Communion, Sustainability, Management, Social Responsibility


ABSTRACT: The aim of this article is to evaluate the business management model with the focus on the Economy of Communion (EoC). This model consists in directing the management of companies to constitute themselves as a community of responsible and motivated people, focused on the production of goods and services, in view of a solidary society with work possibilities. This model evidences a type of management not only based on the criteria of instrumental rationality as effectiveness, but also based on substantive rationality such as ethical values, social, moral and human responsibility. In order to analyze this type of administration, we carried out the preliminary data research with some companies located in Brazil. Regarding the results, in general, it is perceived that the averages reached by the companies are very close to the objective of the research, that is, they are engaged in the perspective of the economy of communion and only need the concept and integration by all the interested parties inside and outside the organization.

Biografia do Autor

Miguel Otávio Melo, Center University ASCES-Caruaru´-PE

Possui doutorado em Engenharia de Produção pela Universidade Federal da Paraíba (2006), mestrado em Engenharia Elétrica pela Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (1997) e graduação em Engenharia Elétrica pela Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (1976). Atualmente é pesquisador e professor colaborador da Universidade Federal da Paraíba. É um dos lideres do Grupo de Pesquisa Energia e Produção da UFPB.É revisor dos periódicos: International Journal on Production Research (UK), Produção On Line e Produto&Produção. Tem experiência nas áreas de Energia, Ergonomia e Gestão da Produção atuando principalmente nos seguintes temas: Ergonomia no Setor de Energia, Sistemas de Produção, Eficiência Energética na Indústria, Qualidade de Energia Elétrica, Energia e Produção.

Dhebora Fonseca, University Center UNITA Caruaru-PE

Production Engineering department

Jeferson Pereira, University Center UNITA Caruaru-PE

Production Engineering department

Eduardo Silva, University Center UNITA Caruaru-PE

Production Engineering department

Vitoria Oliveira, University Center UNITA Caruaru-PE

Production Engineering department



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