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Guilherme F. Frederico

Guilherme F. Frederico
Federal University of Paraná - UFPR · School of Management

Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management; PhD and MSc in Industrial Engineering; BEng in Civil Engineering

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Introduction
Professor at Federal University of Paraná - UFPR - School of Management. Professor of MSc and PhD in Information Management at UFPR. Research Interests in Supply Chain Management - SCM Maturity, Knowledge Mangement in SCM, Digital Transformation in SCM and Performance Management in SCM. More than 10 years of Professional Experience having worked in Strategic Positions atn Global and Large Companies in Agribusiness, Manufacturing and Logistics Sevice Segments. Academic papers published in international journals and presented in global research conferences as a result from my researches findings.
Additional affiliations
August 2018 - present
University of Derby
Position
  • Professor
January 2014 - March 2020
Universidade Federal do Paraná
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
October 2011 - January 2014
John Deere
Position
  • Manager
Education
January 2008 - January 2012
Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Field of study
  • Industrial Engineering - Supply Chain Management
January 2006 - January 2008
São Paulo State University
Field of study
  • Industrial Engineering - Operations Management
January 1998 - December 2003
São Paulo State University
Field of study
  • Civil Engineering

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Publications (68)
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During wide spread of Corona Virus Disease (COVID19), it has been recorded that humankind plays a responsive role in collaboration with societies, governing authorities and controlling agencies (Haque and Islam, 2018) while managing resources during man-made or natural disasters. Sufficient literature is being noticed focusing on humanitarian relie...
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Abstract Purpose This study investigates the impact of green supply chain management (GSCM) practices on environmental performance in firms operating in the discretionary sector in the G20 countries. The sample covers 749 firms for the period 2010–2020. Design/methodology/approach This study combines qualitative and quantitative data to examine th...
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Successful management of global supply chains across their wide networks has been a major force of globalization. As a result, supply chains have become more robust where, at the same time, conflict and complexity are increasing on the rise. In today’s ever-changing environment, highly sophisticated supply chains have come to straddle the globe. Ho...
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been increasingly demanded by stakeholders, being characterized by the stakeholder's ongoing commitment to ethical behavior in the environmental and social sphere. By means of a unique, in-depth and qualitative case study, this research sought to study the role of Human Resources Management (HRM) in CSR pra...
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This study endeavors to a) develop a comprehensive ISM toolkit containing sufficient details about the suitability and procedural aspects of each ISM approach and offer points of reference for budding researchers b) highlight the compatibility of ISM approaches with other qualitative and quantitative approaches, and c) chalk-out an agenda for futur...
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The journal of Operations Management Research (OMR) is a rigorous journal that started its publication in 2008. It publishes short, focused research studies that advance both the theory and practice of operations management. Considering the relevant OMR’s contribution to the field of Operations Management in the last years, this study provides an o...
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This paper aims to present a conceptual framework for Project Management on supply chains in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Supply Chains 4.0), taking into consideration the gap that exists regarding this subject in the literature. An analysis of the literature, evidencing this gap has been conducted using the Web of Science and G...
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In this paper, we examine whether the projects of the United States (U.S.) corporations have implemented initiatives to reduce the environmental footprint of their supply chains during coronavirus (COVID-19). Environmental footprint reductions could be achieved by reducing waste, reducing resource use, and reducing ecological emissions by introduci...
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Abstract Purpose – This study aims to investigate the impact of I4.0’s technologies and their interoperability on Supply Chains (SCs) performance and how the integration of such technologies and their interoperability can create pathways for SCs resilience post-COVID-19. This is of paramount importance in the context of COVID-19 as the investigatio...
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Call for Papers on Knowledge-Based Supply Chains and Economies: The Relation with the Emergent Technologies and Other Current Issues Operations Management Research seeks submissions for a special issue on Knowledge-Based Supply Chains and Economies: The Relation with the Emergent Technologies and Other Current Issues. Knowledge-Based Supply Chain...
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The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has adversely impacted the globally interconnected economy and brought the tourism sector to a temporary standstill. As such, this study aimed to investigate the spillover effect of industrial sectors by emphasizing the tourism sector. The study data was gathered from China and The United States (US) between 2019...
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The current World’s context has challenged supply chains, especially with regard the resilience and sustainability aspects. The COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented issues to supply chains in terms of keeping their continuity on delivering products and services. Concurrently, the World is facing many never seen climate issues, which has fostered...
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Purpose-This research investigates the impact of the strategic sourcing process on the supply chain response to COVID-19. The paper presents practitioners' perspectives (experts in supply chain management, especially involved in the procurement field) on the strategic sourcing process's impact on the supply chain response. Design/methodology/approa...
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Call for Papers Link: https://www.emerald.com/insight/publication/issn/2042-6747 Submissions Open: 1st September 2021 Submission Deadline: 22nd December 2021 Background At the verge of the year 2020, the humankind has faced an inevitable calamity called Corona Virus Disease (COVID-1.0) which was spread around the world (WHO, 2021). It has been...
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Purpose This study aims to contribute to the extant literature on logistics by investigating the interrelationship between the financial performance of listed logistics firms and the COVID-19 and compare the logistics firms’ financial performance of G-20 countries during the pandemic period. Design/methodology/approach To conduct the confirmatory...
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Organizational Knowledge Management (OKM) has a great potential to contribute to companies and nations. The highest complexity of its application may be found in the scope of the Supply Chain (SC), due to being composed of numerous interrelated organizations, often with quite different characteristics. In addition, the current context of the fourth...
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Please see the publication in the link: https://www.mdpi.com/2305-6290/5/3/49 Abstract The main purpose of this paper is to present what the Industry 5.0 phenomenon means in the supply chain context. A systematic literature review method was used to get evidence from the current knowledge linked to this theme. The results have evidenced a strong g...
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Present COVID-19 Issues: Multiple shiftings in a economies, societies, and businesses around the world have been witnessed since last one year as an impact of Corona Virus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. A recent report (WHO, 2021) of the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that the researchers have addressed multiple healthcare issues to miti...
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Global reporting initiative (GRI) is the global standard of sustainability. It epitomizes the global best practice of triple bottom line, i.e., economic, environmental, and social impacts. This research is an expert-based analysis of 132 industry leaders and policymakers from 36 industries to evaluate the significance of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) technol...
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The readymade garments (RMG) industry acts as one of the foremost vital catalysts for financial as well as social advancement of Bangladesh. Due to the harsh impact of COVID-19, RMG sector has been confronting a never seen before phenomenon. Since the supply chain has seriously been influenced, concern raises among industry and policymakers how to...
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Coronavirus has brought a big challenge to the world in many aspects. For supply chain the defy has been to minimize losses in the short and long term. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate the impact of covid-19 on supply chain and international logistics and evaluate these impacts on the reference model of operations in the supply chain....
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https://www.scmr.com/article/balanced_scorecards_can_play_a_role_in_supply_chain_recovery_strategies
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https://www.performancemagazine.org/performance-supply-chains/
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Abstract Purpose – This paper aims to present a grounded and strategic discussion regarding Supply Chain 4.0 as a management system orientation for the post-COVID-19 period as well as propose some research directions thereof. Design, methodology/ approach – For the development of this paper, some theoretical insights were provided based on the lite...
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A pesquisa aborda o tema compras governamentais a partir da análise de conteúdo de Acórdãos do Tribunal de Contas da União emitidos para as universidades federais brasileiras entre 2017 e 2018, abrangendo a aquisição de material de consumo e bens permanentes. Esse conteúdo apresentou exigências para a gestão universitária sobre compras governamenta...
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Performance Measurement in Supply Chains During Disruptions: Lessons from COVID-19 Pandemic Call for papers for: International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management Submission Portal Opens : 1st December 2021 Author Deadline : 23rd March 2022 Introduction The COVID-19 outbreak has threatened and caused unprecedented disruptions to supply...
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Special Issue The global Covid-19 emergency has triggered an unexpected spike in demand for essential products that include, among many others, medical diagnostic equipment, clinical care equipment, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), medicines, sanitising products, food, etc. For example, in regards to PPE, the World Health Organisation (WHO) est...
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Special Issue on Blockchain Technology for Sustainable Manufacturing based on Circular Economy in International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences (Submission Deadline: 1st August 2021) https://www.ijmems.in/announcements.php
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Call for Papers for the Special Issue - The Role of Project Management for More Resilient Supply Chains: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Outbreak
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The various positive impacts that knowledge management (KM) offers to organisations that effectively apply it are fully consolidated in the literature. Nonetheless, even large enterprises, although usually abundant of human, financial and technological resources, are not always expressively successful on applying that concept. Small and medium-size...
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COVID-19 pandemic has put huge challenges for supply chains around the world. This pandemic has been initiated just in times when supply chains are suffering important transformations in terms of disruptive technologies (i.e. technologies of Industry 4.0) adoption on the search for a breaktrought on the supply chain processes. Perhaps, supply chain...
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https://www.scmr.com/article/supply_chain_strategy_reboot
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https://www.supplychaintribe.com/magazine/july-august-2020/scm-4-0-adapt-or-perish.html
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Purpose – Industry 4.0 has been one of the most topics of interest by researches and practitioners in recent years. Then, researches which bring new insights related to the subjects linked to the Industry 4.0 become relevant to support Industry 4.0’s initiatives as well as for the deployment of new research works. Considering “organizational learni...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present a theoretical approach based on the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) with regards to Performance Measurement (PM) in supply chains for the Industry 4.0 era. Design, methodology/ approach – This paper combines the literature on PM and specifically the BSC related to the dimensions of supply chain in the co...
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https://www.scmr.com/article/in_times_of_coronavirus_maturity_in_supply_chain_management_really_mat
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https://www.scmr.com/article/supply_chain_5.0_the_reconciliation_between_humans_and_machines
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https://www.scmr.com/article/in_times_of_coronavirus_maturity_in_supply_chain_management_really_matters
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Research on supply chain management (SCM) has gained pre-eminence since 1990s as a result of its potential to generate opportunities to accrue value to the companies, and to compete advantageously. It is of the essence to comprehend the dimensions regarding the maturity and performance of SCM as well as the perception of the interrelations among th...
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Purpose – Industry 4.0 is one of the most emergent research topics attracting significant interest by researchers as well as practitioners. Many articles have been published with regards Industry 4.0 however there is no research that clearly conceptualizes Industry 4.0 in the context of supply chain. In this paper, the term “Supply Chain 4.0” is pr...
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The information management can support the decisions in the logistics management of the supply chain of consumer material in the Brazilian Federal Higher Education Institutions, based on the analysis of the audit reports. Supply management demands decision-making from information throughout the activities throughout its chain. In the case of public...
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Recently, research on the maturity levels of different management areas has gained increased importance. In supply chain management SCM, some approaches have been developed with a view to better understanding how to enhance performance. This paper presents a case study at a Brazilian biotech company, which is a national reference in molecular biolo...
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Operations and Supply Chain Strategy is crucial for the success of organizations in the context of Industry 4.0. Operations and Supply Chains are a potential field to generate competitive advantages, and then supporting organizations to strongly compete in the market. Nonetheless, considering the context of Industry 4.0, technologies also play an i...
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Knowledge management (KM) has become an important focus for organisations in the current context. This is more relevant for companies specialised in BPO - business processes outsourcing. The correct understanding of KM practices development stage is essential for practitioners who aim to establish improvement plans in order to achieve higher levels...
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Maturity evaluation has been one of the most important research topics for many of knowledge management areas. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to present a maturity framework for Information Technology- IT area showing the dimensions to be managed in terms of stages of development for technology management. The literature review was based on the...
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Este E-book, em sua primeira edição, tem por objetivo apresentar os professores que ora participam de um grupo criado pela oportunidade de participação no evento Smart Cities Expo Curitiba realizado em Curitiba em 2017 e com o interesse em refletir e desenvolver produtos diferenciados para melhoria das decisões governamentais em prol da comunidade....
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Performance Measurement Systems - PMSs has become relevant for Organizations in the last years taking into consideration the broad approach and the strategic link which the current performance measurement is focused on. Brazilian railroad transportation has poor performance when compared with other similar countries. The rail transportation product...
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Resumo: A integração e coordenação das diversas funções e processos é um grande desafio das organizações que buscam a sua excelência operacional. Para que haja essa ordenação um fator fundamental é a gestão do potencial humano no sentido de como ocorre o fluxo das informações e dos conhecimentos que essas pessoas geram. Entretanto, observam-se aind...
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Supply chains have an important role in the competition on the current market. The understanding of maturity and its dimensions in terms of supply chain management –SCM can lead companies to better levels of performance. This paper aims to present findings on supply chain management maturity showing a theoretical model developed from the literature...
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Building information modelling (BIM) still faces adoption barriers in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry (AEC). One of the barriers perceived in literature was the lack of professionals with knowledge and BIM competences developed, also due to the fact that BIM is not commonly taught in universities yet, especially in Brazil. T...
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Deepens the theoretical issues related to the Information and Knowledge Engineering with emphasis on reflection about its importance in the field of scientific research and social contribution to the development of the country. The paper presents these theoretical concepts: Information Engineering as the creation process and systematization of a vo...
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Continued innovation in products, processes, services, technology and on the company management, is essential to maintaining and achieve more competitiveness in organizations. To execute innovation projects, many companies seek external financial resources through development agencies. Taking into consideration few theoretical approaches on this to...
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A Medição de Desempenho é um processo fundamental para o sucesso das organizações atuais. Em relação à logística este processo pode ser elemento chave para a correta tomada de decisões por parte dos gestores. Desta forma, este livro traz toda uma abordagem teórica sobre a medição de desempenho em gestão de operações com ênfase no Balanced Scorecard...
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Supply chains have gained important focus after 2000's due to not only the opportunities that it can provide but also the complexity involved on its management. Into this context, the implementation of different management practices can help companies to achieve better performance in their supply chains. As part of these practices it can be conside...
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Supply chains have become increasingly important for companies to survive in today's competitive market. Theories and methods that contribute to the improvement of their management are important elements of research and development in the field of Industrial Engineering. Considering performance measurement systems as one of these elements, this pap...
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Supply chains are becoming increasingly important for companies to survive in today's competitive market. Theories and methods that contributing to the improvement of its management are important elements for research and development in the field of Industrial Engineering. Considering the performance measurement systems as one of these elements, th...
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Supply chains play a very important role to help companies to survive in today's competitive market. The implementation of different management practices lead companies to different levels of maturity in supply chain management. The same applies to performance measurement systems, i.e., different practices lead to different levels of maturity. This...
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The Brazilian railroad transport has been achieving a continuous growth, in terms of its production in the last years, mainly after the beginning of the network concessions to private initiative. However, when comparing the participation of the Brazilian railroad modal, towards other countries, in the transports matrix, Brazil still has a low level...
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Os prestadores de serviços logísticos possuem um papel cada vez mais importante no aspecto de sua atuação como um elemento integrador dentro das cadeias de suprimentos, sendo a sua estratégia de operações fundamental para obtenção de vantaggens competitivas nos mercados em que atuam. Para conquistar espaço nestes mercados, principalmente pelo fato...
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The Brazilian freights railroad transportation, in the last five years, is achieving a significant growth. Currently, the railroad transport operators use performance evaluation measures, related to financial and operational aspects, being that in some cases, there isn't a relation of cause and effect between them. According to the Brazilian resear...

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We are seeing many speechs regarding the importance of science to solve general issues related to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Then, Do you think that this historic event is going to change the importance and recognition of scientific research in all fields? What is your view on that?
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Despite the COVID-19 vaccine development, supply chain management is a crucial element in order to make vaccines distributed and available to the world community. Then, what is your oppinion on this issue?
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Despite the COVID-19 vaccine development, supply chain management is a crucial element in order to make vaccines distributed and available to the world community. Then, what is your oppinion on this issue?
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Can global supply chains be highly resilient against this global virus?
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Coronavirus has caused concerns regarding disruptions in global supply chains. Then, which topics can be studied by researchers in order to contribute to the mitigation of this big issue.
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From your view, what are the main challenges to be faced by researchers in conducting researches related to Fourth Industrial Revolution?
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Many doubts surround this issue. Who should be as the 1st, 2nd. 3rd.... co-author on the sequence in a paper? who generated the idea or who worked harder on the paper writting. And if some authors worked more focused on the theoretical background, hypotesis and research framework and other ones on the data collection and analysis?
So, all of those questions come up on the moment when you have to establish the co-authors sequence.
What do you think that should it be the most fair and correct sequence of co-authors in an article?

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The impact of COVID-19 on mature companies in supply chain management
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