Juan A. Marin-Garcia

Juan A. Marin-Garcia
Universitat Politècnica de València | UPV · Research Group ROGLE

PhD Industrial Engineering

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Introduction
Lecturer on management, teamwork and human resources management. Chief Editor of two academic journals: Working Papers on Operations Management, and Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management. Associate Editor in REDU-Revista de Docencia Universitaria. Main research fields are participative management, continuous improvement, lean manufacturing systems, TQM, TPM, performance evaluation and active learning in higher education.
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November 1994 - present
Universitat Politècnica de València
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Publications (217)
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Improving the delivery of patient care is an ongoing challenge in the National Health Service (NHS). This challenge is not insignificant in the process of chemotherapy administration for oncology patients. The present research is motivated by a public Spanish hospital in which oncology patients receive medical care in the Oncology Day Hospital (ODH...
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Purpose: This paper aims to assess extrinsic motivation in the Spanish labor market. We focus on evaluating whether remuneration programs have a sufficient prevalence in the Spanish context to be considered in research models. Besides, we are also interested in identifying which are the factors that might affect the adoption of those programs.Desig...
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This article proposes a 4-step model for scientific dissemination that aims to promote evidence-based professional practice in Operations Management or Human Resource Management as well as research with a more transparent and reproducible process. These 4 steps include:1 social network announcements,2 dissemination to scientific journals, 3 dissemi...
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Higher Education institutions strive to continuously improve to meet students’ expectations. Thus, it is vital to understand the factors involved in students’ perceptions on their degree and on the quality of the teaching received. Engineering degrees require specific conditions due to their complex practical lessons and the need for high applicabi...
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This study examines the relationship between structural and psychological empowerment and its effects on employees’ psychological, physical, and social well-being. Despite the quantity of previously published works, empirical evidence about these relationships in the workplace is scarce. We developed a mediation model in which structural empowermen...
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p class="Abstract">This paper presents the generation of a plausible data set related to the needs of COVID-19 patients with severe or critical symptoms. Possible illness’ stages were proposed within the context of medical knowledge as of January 2021. The parameters chosen in this data set were customized to fit the population data of the Valencia...
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p class="Abstract">The aim of this paper is to justify action research as an adequate research model (sufficiently simple and efficient) to analyse and disseminate teaching innovation experiences in university contexts undertaken by lecturers-researchers whose main area of knowledge is business management or other social sciences where action resea...
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Lean healthcare aims to manage and improve the processes in the healthcare sector by eliminating everything that adds no value by improving quality of services, ensuring patient safety and facilitating health professionals’ work to achieve a flexible and reliable organization. Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is considered the starting point of any lean...
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p>La implicación del alumnado universitario en su evaluación puede contribuir notablemente a su formación académica. Por contra, profesorado y alumnado pueden mostrarse reticentes a esta práctica, por lo que consideramos interesante realizar experiencias que testen el acuerdo de las calificaciones dadas por alumnos y profesores, así como las causas...
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Having our students involved in their evaluation process could remarkably contribute to their academic training. On the other hand, both teachers and students could be reluctant to this evaluation practice, which is why we consider interesting to carry out experiments testing the raters agreement in diferent contexts, as well as the factors influen...
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p class="Abstract">There is a set of tools that we can use to improve the results of each of the phases that continuous improvement projects must go through (8D, PDCA, DMAIC, Double diamond, etc.). These methods use divergent techniques, which help generate multiple alternatives, and convergent techniques that help analyze and filter the generated...
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Purpose: The present paper aims to analyze the Operations Management (OM) research between 2014 and 2018 that has made use of Partial Least Squares (PLS) to determine whether the trends shown in previous literature reviews focused on this topic are maintained and whether the analyzed papers comply with the recommendations for reporting. Design/met...
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Purpose This paper analyzes whether the Triple-A supply chain (SC)–competitive advantage (CA) relationship is influenced by the country context and considers the case of emerging vs developed countries. Any differences in the importance of the three Triple-A SC dimensions (agility, adaptability and alignment) and a potential synergy effect among th...
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Given the importance that environmental management is acquiring, the main aim of this work is to know what the state of the field kaizen and green practices is at present. A systematic narrative review is conducted in accordance with the PRISMA Statement. Two databases (Web of Science and Scopus) were searched. Finally, after applying the defined i...
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Purpose: With this work, we intend to promote research on the application of Operations Management tools in order to assist with decision-making in health crisis situations. During the first six weeks of the COVID-19 crisis in Spain, we have contacted a large number of hospital and health department managers in the Valencian Community and other reg...
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The aim of this paper is to study whether there is a change in the association between employment conditions and European employees’ well-being at three different time points (the years 2005, 2010 and 2015), characterized by different socio-economic contexts. We based our study on the European Working Conditions Survey. Logistic regressions were pe...
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p>Until 2016, very few works had investigated the use of the VSM. With this research, we will discover if the situation has changed in the last 3 years. In the lean manufacturing context, different techniques that help the continuous improvement process can be used (Marin-Garcia & Bonavia, 2011; Marin-Garcia & Carneiro, 2010; Marin-Garcia et al., 2...
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p class="Abstract">Our aim is present a protocol to develop a measurement questionnaire that allows a valid and reliable self-evaluation of the transversal competencies related to team work (TW) and networking (NW). It will be design to evaluate these competences among professionals from different organizations or job applicants. In this paper, we...
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The concept of empowering leadership (EL) has attracted widespread academic and practical interest and different questionnaires have been developed to measure it. However, there are no instruments to measure EL in the Spanish language. This article presents the translation, adaptation, and validation of a scale to measure this construct. In additio...
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Purpose: This work aims to systematise the use of PLS as an analysis tool via a usage guide or recommendation for researchers to help them eliminate errors when using this tool.Design/methodology/approach: A recent literature review about PLS and discussion with experts in the methodology.Findings: This article considers the current situation of PL...
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In previously published research, a great difference is observed concerning salary components that are used in different national contexts. In the present study, we will focus on the Spanish case by using data taken from the salary structure survey (ESS) conducted by the INE (Spanish National Statistical Organization). This protocol raises several...
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p>This work protocol form part of a three-phase publication (Marin-Garcia, 2019). Its objective is to establish a work procedure to answer these questions: 1) in which journals have articles about Operations Management with Partial Least Squares (PLS) been published?; 2) Do the results of previous reviews on this topic still prevail based on the ve...
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Purpose: This study examines whether high involvement work programs (HIWP) are included in, and respond to, the priorities of HR managers in organizations. We analyze reports to identify the main concerns for managers, and compare the solutions implemented to address them, to evaluate the extent to which HIWP are adopted to meet these challenges.De...
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p class="Abstract"> Continuous improvement is a concept that has been widely studied from multiple perspectives during the last decades. However, new studies on the topic appear because it seems that there are still questions to be resolved. Therefore, the key question is what future research lines should be developed. As such, the possibility of c...
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p class="Abstract">This work will take the innovation transversal competence a skill to create, introduce, adapt and/or apply a beneficial novelty anywhere in an organization. We consider that innovation competences are a multidimensional construct that represents the skills required in all main process steps, from devising ideas, filtering, modeli...
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Purpose: What are the current research topics being studied by higher education professors in the area of operations management in Spain with regard to the learning of their students? Are the approaches that support these investigations adequate? Design/methodology/approach: For the analysis, we have selected 25 publications in peer-reviewed scien...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to establish definitions and dimensions of Triple-A supply chain (SC) variables based on a literature review and to validate a Triple-A SC measurement model using a worldwide multiple informant sample. Design/methodology/approach Following a literature review, Triple-A SC variables (agility, alignment and ada...
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En esa investigación analizamos cuales son los focos de investigación sobre aprendizaje de los profesores universitarios de dirección de operaciones españoles y reflexionamos sobre si las preguntas de investigación abordadas son las más adecuadas. Nos centraremos en las investigaciones llevadas a cabo por las personas vinculadas a la asociación cie...
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Objectives: ***Temporarily available from: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1XGU13BcJPyh7k The aim of this study is to assess the agreement and compare the performance of three different instruments in assessing risk of bias (RoB) of comparative cohort studies included in a health psychology meta-analysis. Study design and setting: Three tools we...
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Purpose: To identify all types of sales force control systems in the academic literature, and to cluster the mediators between these controls and the performances, according to the AMO model (abilities, motivations, and opportunities), analysing how each of these three groups of mediators are influenced by control systems, and how they impact on th...
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p class="Abstract">This protocol justifies the relevance of the research questions that will be posed in future research that will address whether there are differences between the classifications of scientific journals depending on the impact factor indicators that are used: WoS (JCR ), and Scopus (CiteScore and SJR) and, if any, to what may be du...
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Based on his own experience in a number of companies, Lee (2004) posits that the Triple-A (agility, adaptability and alignment) is essential for supply chain (SC) management to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage (CA). However, there is a lack of empirical research that analyzes the Triple-A SC and its impacts on CA. The objective of the pr...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to perform a context analysis about a specific Kaizen program, suggestion systems in permanent teams, and identified the barriers and facilitators that companies encounter while implementing them from the workers’ perspective. Design/methodology/approach The authors applied an inductive method, the Grounded T...
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p class="Abstract">In this protocol we complete the first three stages of action research to analyze possibilities for continuous improvement of processes in public universities. We define the problem or area of improvement in the organization; we identify the relevance of the topic to generate an academic contribution and propose an action plan or...
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p class="Abstract">Research in business organization in general and talent management (in university or professional students) uses in many cases self-administered questionnaires as a source of data to assess people's competencies. In clinical psychology, it has been shown that self-evaluations of behaviors may present a bias of social desirability...
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This study presents the research results of the opinions analysis of the participants in a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on the diagnosis of innovation skills for improving processes. Participants use the INCODE Barometer for self-assessment and, post-treatment, they provide their opinions about the instrument. Research questions inquiry whethe...
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Purpose: This paper studied the measurement invariance (MI) across web-based and paper-based surveys to evidece if both techniques of data collection can be regarded as equivalent.Design/methodology/approach: We develop a multigroup confirmatory factor analysis (MGCFA) with Maximum Likelihood Estimation to asses meassurement invariance of the Job D...
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En este trabajo analizamos tres modos diferentes de calificar las competenciastransversales en una asignatura de Máster con 21 alumnos. Tanto lacalificación holística de las 4 competencias juntas, como la calificaciónanalítica usando comparación pareada presentan un excelente grado deacuerdo. Sin embargo, la calificación analítica basada en calific...
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La UPV ha identificado 12 competencias transversales basadas en los listadosde EURACE, ANECA y ABET. Sin embargo, ¿son suficientementeindependientes o están solapadas?Nuestro trabajo explora mediante análisis factorial cuántas dimensiones sepueden obtener suficientemente diferentes entre sí. Para ello analizaremos unamuestra de alumnos y de profesi...
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p class="Abstract">This communication presents a protocol in order to show the different phases that must be followed in order to validate the INCODE barometer, which is used to measure the innovation competence, with Rasch Measurement Theory. Five phases are stated: dimensionality analysis, individual reliability and validity analysis of ítems and...
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Resumen Este estudio presenta los resultados de investigación obtenidos tras el análisis de las opiniones sobre el diagnóstico de competencias de innovación para la mejora de procesos de los participantes en un curso MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). En él se utiliza el Barómetro INCODE para la autoevaluación y los participantes emiten su opinión...
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p class="Abstract">Companies, in order to increase their competitiveness in a changing environment, demand innovative people. They must be able to measure the innovative competence of individuals. Universities, meanwhile, are training future professionals and have raised the need to strengthen and work the innovation skills of their students, thus...
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p class="Abstract">In this research into participatory action research, by a team formed by researchers and people in charge in various areas of several multinational companies, we reflected on the advantages and disadvantages of internships and we proposed a procedure for companies to improve the recruitment and selection of industrial engineers,...
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Purpose: One of the objectives of the work is the validation of a measurement model of the HIWP (High Involvement Work programs) based on Lawler (1986) questionnaire. Our proposal presents a second order composite construct for HIWP, in which the four first-order constructs that characterize the model (Communication, Training, Compensation and Part...
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Purpose: The AMO framework has been widely accepted in HRM literature for explaining the linkage between human resources practices and performance. However, it remains unclear whether this model has been fully demonstrated or not. Hence, we propose a systematic review that aims at identifying those investigations that have thoroughly tested the mod...
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En este trabajo comparamos el uso de dos versiones de una rúbrica para la evaluación, por parte de alumnos universitarios, de las presentaciones orales de sus compañeros. Hemos analizado dos conjuntos de datos provenientes de estudiantes de Ingeniería de Organización Industrial: 29 presentaciones (449 evaluaciones independientes) en el año 2004 y 3...
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Las empresas valoran cada vez más la competencia de innovación de sus empleados, entendiendo por innovación la introducción de algo (producto, servicio, proceso o método) completamente nuevo o también la mejora de algo que ya existe. Este trabajo presenta el trabajo realizado por el grupo de investigación IEMA-UPV para la mejora del barómetro INCOD...
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Este artículo introduce peer ranking como un tipo de metodología para la evaluación formative. Mediante la aplicación de esta metodología, los alumnos deben comparar por pares, trabajos escritos elaborados por otros compañeros. En el presente trabajo se exponen las ventajas de la adopción de esta metodología no sólo para mejorar el aprendizaje de l...
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Presentamos una herramienta desarrollada por los autores para facilitar el proceso de evaluación por comparación pareada y la aplicamos en un contexto de aprendizaje basado en problemas para favorecer la reflexión y trabajo previo de los alumnos. La experiencia ha resultado exitosa con grupos pequeños (20 y 14 alumnos) de grado y máster. Queda pend...
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Since the 1990s, the low number of students choosing to study science and technology in higher education has been on the societal agenda and many initiatives have been launched to promote awareness regarding career options. The initiatives particularly focus on increasing enrolment in the engineering programmes. This article describes and compares...
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Purpose: The main purpose of this study is to apply a multigroup confirmatory analysis to examine the measurement invariance (MI) of the adapted version of the Job Diagnosis Survey (JDS) as a measurement tool that analyses the relationship between the features of teaching methodologies with university students’ motivation and satisfaction across da...
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Innovation is a complex process that comprises several competencies. Innovation includes perception of opportunities, ideas generation and evaluation, action plans, cooperation and risk. It is considered one of the most competitive advantage in determining the success or failure of a company in the global market. The main purpose of this study is t...
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p>(La publicación en dos fases para la investigación enfocada a través de “research collaborations”) We present and justify a new way to research and publish. This proposal is not intended to substitute or replace traditional ways of doing science, but rather complement, filling a gap and providing an efficient way to achieve scientific advances. T...
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The Praktikum UPV Campus is a huge internship program geared to students still in secondary education that permits them to develop a project within research groups of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV). Along that week, the students participating in the program document their projects in blogs. Once the projects are over they also record...
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p>Protocolo: comparación de las ventajas e inconvenientes de las “Rating Scales”, “Behavior Observation Scales”, y “ Paired Comparison Scale” para la evaluación basada en comportamientos, de las competencias de los trabajadores de empresas. Una revisión sistemática de la literatura. This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The o...
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The objective of this paper is to present an overview of the literature published on the use of value stream mapping on healthcare. For that, a systematic literature review was carried out. After reviewing the literature is that several sets of research topics can be distinguished according to the purpose. Those which use value stream mapping as a...
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La evaluacion de competencias es una tarea compleja que incluye decidir sobre varios aspectos o dimensiones de la competencia. Por otra parte, no siempre es facil que los profesores puedan o sepan observar y valorar determinadas habilidades. Por ello, se ha recomendado, en ocasiones, incorporar a los alumnos como evaluadores de sus propias habilida...
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Esta comunicacion parte del exito del Proyecto Europeo INCODE (Innovation Competencies Development) en el que el equipo de innovacion IEMA de la UPV (Innovacion en la Evaluacion para la Mejora del Aprendizaje Activo), junto a equipos de otras tres universidades europeas, presento como resultado un instrumento de evaluacion de las competencias gener...
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La necesaria incorporacion y acreditacion de las competencias transversales (CTs) en las titulaciones de grado y master ha puesto de manifiesto la necesidad de analizar con detenimiento cuando, como y por quien son trabajadas cada una de las competencias a lo largo de la titulacion. El estudiante puede alcanzar un nivel competencial adecuado median...
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This research aims to empirically test the effect of employee involvement on lean manufacturing (LM), and the effect of LM on production outcomes. Employee involvement is operationalised through four related variables: empowerment, training, contingent remuneration and communication. The effects are tested by recording management perceptions in a d...
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This paper focuses on the interrelationships between the different dimensions of supply chain integration. Specifically, it examines the relationship between employee commitment and supply chain integration dimensions to explain several performance measures (flexibility, delivery, quality, inventory and customer satisfaction). Very little research...
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Purpose: In this paper we compare the search strategies and the results of three recent literature reviews on the rubrics use in education. With all this we aim to identify what is known, what it is not known yet and if there is material to launch a new literature review right now. Design/methodology/approach: Comparative analysis of three recen l...
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(Intra-rater and inter-rater consistency of pair wise comparison in evaluating the innovation competency for university students)The aim of this paper is to propose a critical example to assess student competencies using the paired comparison as multiple criteria decision making tool based on analytic hierarchy process (AHP). We apply it to innovat...
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Purpose: We analyze how it affects the teaching model to motivational potential of the course and student satisfaction. Design/methodology: Using structural equation modeling (SEM) has analyzed data from a cross-section (2008, 2009 and 2010) of 535 students of industrial engineering and business administration, a Spanish public university. Findings...
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The aim of this paper is to present a coordination mechanism between MILP models for planning operations within an integrated planning tool. The mechanism presented allows co-ordinate planning models between different domains (procurement, production, transportation), the different planning horizons (mid-term, short-term and very short-term) and be...
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Academic literature would appear to indicate that supply chain integration is a major factor in explaining the performance of companies. The results are nevertheless inconclusive. Certain authors put forward the idea that the vast range of results obtained are due, amongst other things, to the fact that there is no exactness to the group of scales...
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http://www.intangiblecapital.org/index.php/ic/article/view/425 Existe una amplia documentación del éxito de la implementación de las herramientas de mejora continua en las empresas (Jorgensen et al., 2003; Terziovski y Sohal, 2000) y su efec-to en la mejora de diferentes indicadores, tanto productivos como no productivos. España no es una excepció...
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Quality management systems place great emphasis upon HR management as a key factor in assuring the attainment of an organization’s objectives, given that they can sustain the competitive window and bring great efficiency, being a valuable and intangible active factor in an organization. Starting from this vision, and by applying a purely instrument...
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Purpose: The aim of this study is to review and summarize the main satisfaction scales used in publications about human Resource Management and educational research, in order to adapt the satisfaction scales of the Job Diagnostic Survey (JDS) to higher education and validate it with a sample of university students and to assess the concept of satis...
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Resumen: En este artículo se han identificación varias preguntas a plantear para identificar la relación entre los programas de recursos humanos de alta