Luis Antonio Santa-Eulalia

Luis Antonio Santa-Eulalia
Université de Sherbrooke | UdeS · Department of Information Systems and Management Science

PhD

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Industry 4.0 is a central strategy to strengthen the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector over the next years. Nevertheless, there is a lack of common understanding of Industry 4.0 and tools to help companies’ transformation to Industry 4.0, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). To address these research gaps, this study...
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Purpose The objectives of this study are twofold: identify the main challenges in performing training on Industry 4.0 concepts to managers operating in the manufacturing sector who are not familiar with them but aspire for an Industry 4.0 broad view and validate training practices that can be adopted to reduce managerial knowledge differences. Des...
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Traceability is the ability to trace and track products and processes from the source to the final consumer. Traceability systems are required in supply chain ventures and are considered essential to improve quality control and respond to customer and authority pressure. Since they face several challenges, it has been suggested that the implementat...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate how to support small organizations to navigate the context of an accelerated Digital Transformation using Enterprise Social Media platforms, in response to external contingencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Design/methodology/approach A longitudinal action research study, supported by an expl...
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Purpose: This article aims to evaluate the integration level of a quality management system (QMS) and an environmental management system (EMS) in a tire manufacturer and propose a guide to evaluate the integration of these systems in companies. Design/methodology/approach: The methodological strategies used in this research were literature review;...
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Goal: This study aims to identify, synthesize and classify the main features explored by current research encompassing training for Industry 4.0 and propose directions for future research. Design / Methodology / Approach: The methodological procedure was oriented by a systematic literature review (PRISMA) methodology and followed by content analysi...
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With the advancement of the 4th industrial revolution and its enabling technologies, researchers and practitioners discuss the mutual relationships and integration of Lean manufacturing with Industry 4.0 to enhance the manufacturing sector's competitiveness. However, the literature falls short on how Lean principles and practices can support Indust...
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Potential solutions emerge with the fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, including the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain. The global supply chain requires greater traceability and transparency to ensure product security, efficient management and sustainable performance. However, traditional supply chains face several...
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Wood remanufacturers grapple with several challenging characteristics, such as divergent co-production, alternative processes, short order cycles, dynamic market, and imperfect raw materials. Production planning is a difficult task with such complex characteristics, especially when demand is random. In this paper, the production planning problem in...
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The agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS) technology is currently being employed in the field of innovation management research. In the mind of modern complexity science, these models demonstrate the potential to explain the complex nonlinear diffusion patterns observed in the real world due to relatively simple local interactions at the micro...
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Considering the role of gender equality for sustainable development, this article aims to analyze what variables influence women engineering students to pursue engineering careers. To do this, nine variables from the literature were evaluated, in order to identify which are relevant for undergraduate engineering students. A survey with women engine...
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This study aims to research the application of the Internet of Things (IoT) using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology in convenience stores of gas stations to supporting decision-making and improve business operations. This study is developed in partnership with a gas station franchise of Canada’s largest integrated oil and gas company operating...
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This article analyses the difficulties observed in adopting the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) program in production systems. The research strategies used for this purpose consisted of a literature review, a panel of experts and a survey with professionals working in manufacturing companies. Altogether, 69 market professionals took part in the...
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Purpose The present study aimed to evaluate how Brazilian companies from different sectors are developing human resources practices in the context of Industry 4.0 and which of these practices allows better differentiate of companies. Design/methodology/approach After a systematic literature review to identify the most important human resources pra...
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Purpose The purpose of this viewpoint is to present some reflections about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic impacts on the transition to Industry 4.0 in the Brazilian manufacturing sector context. Design/methodology/approach Initially, a bibliographic research study was carried out to establish a theoretical background and contextu...
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This study aims to research the application of the Internet of Things (IoT) using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology in convenience stores of gas stations to supporting decision-making and improve business operations. This study is developed in partnership with a gas station franchise of Canada’s largest integrated oil and gas company operating...
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This paper aims to analyse the impacts of Industry 4.0 on corporate sustainability, considering the Brazilian context. From a literature review, 12 impacts were identified and used to structure a questionnaire. This questionnaire was applied in a survey with experienced Brazilian researchers. The data was analysed using Hierarchical Cluster Analysi...
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One of the best-known tools from Lean Thinking is the Value Stream Mapping (VSM), which stands for a visual modelling approach allowing the identification of critical steps in a supply chain, thus helping to identify organisational bottlenecks and wastes. Despite its relevance, VSM is based on a static report from the time the mapping was performed...
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Normalization is a procedure used to convert absolute values of a system, generally expressed in different measurement scales, into normalized values, thus enabling comparison, ranking, and aggregation of attribute values. In the context of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), normalized results can be obtained using internal and external approaches. T...
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La TN est un phénomène complexe, mais peu d’études abordent le parcours de la TN d’un point de vue intégrateur et holistique permettant aux gestionnaires de comprendre comment convertir les technologies disponibles dans les organisations en vue de sa pérennité. Ce papier présente une exploration auprès de données du terrain pour une discussion du r...
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One of the best-known tools from Lean Thinking is the Value Stream Mapping (VSM), which stands for a visual modelling approach allowing the identification of critical steps in a supply chain, thus helping to identify organisational bottlenecks and wastes. Despite its relevance, VSM is based on a static report from the time the mapping was performed...
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The planning process of wood remanufacturing operations encompasses challenging characteristic, including divergent co-production (one log tree may produce several different products), alternative processes (different receipts exist to produce the same products), short order cycle, dynamic market behaviour (with highly varying demand) and imperfect...
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Industry 4.0 is one of the most heterogeneous waves of global industrialisation and the impact of new technologies in the industry is not clear. The present research aims to explore the perception of professionals from the Brazilian manufacturing sector regarding the main enabling technologies of Industry 4.0, their priority and difficulty level of...
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This study aims to research the application of the Internet of Things (IoT) using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology in convenience stores of gas stations to supporting decision-making and improve business operations. This study is developed in partnership with a gas station franchise of Canada’s largest integrated oil and gas company operating...
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Cleaner Production (CP) is defined as a continuous application of an integrated environmental strategy applied to production, processes and services to increase production efficiency and reduce risks to the environment and people. A lot of survey research has been investigating the adoption level of CP practices around the globe. Despite their cont...
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The advancement of Industry 4.0 and its enabling technologies (e.g., the Internet of Things and Big Data analytics) pose new challenges to the field of simulation due to the increasing complexity of systems to be modelled. Despite several advances in this domain, the literature still lacks a state-of-the-art review of simulation-based approaches ap...
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Learning factories have an important role in the development of Industry 4.0, providing a rich environment where researchers and companies can collaborate and test (in multiple scenarios) the application of cutting-edge technologies (e.g. the internet of things, big data, collaborative robots, additive manufacturing, modeling and simulation). The p...
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Organisations are engaged in digitalisation or contemplating their need to start this transformation. Yet, there is not a single framework unifying the different aspects of the digital transformation based on digital value creation. This study attempts to fill this gap by reviewing existing frameworks and theoretical models on digital transformatio...
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Social projects are an important mean to reduce social problems and they have an increased relevance in contexts of high social inequalities, as it is the case of Brazil. However, the existence of these projects may not be enough, they need to be properly managed, including projects risks. In this context, this paper aims to evaluate the applicatio...
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Purpose This study aims to analyse the essential characteristics for the success of social projects developed with undergraduate students of higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach A case study was conducted to verify the main characteristics of projects in a social entrepreneurship initiative. These features were used to...
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Purpose–Product development process (PDP) in the context of Industry 4.0 may present several marketing implications. To understand these implications, the purpose of this study is to identify the benefits and difficulties of Industry 4.0 related to the PDP and its impact in marketing strategies and operations. Design/methodology/approach–The method...
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In the present globalized and digital business environment, an organization's capacity to accurately manage its knowledge has the potential to generate superior efficiency and higher innovation performance. Even if they are aware of this, some organizations, driven by short-term strategies and profits, resist in breaking the Digital transformation...
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Simulation is a key technology for developing planning and exploratory models to optimize decision making as well as the design and operations of complex and smart production systems. It could also aid companies to evaluate the risks, costs, implementation barriers, impact on operational performance, and roadmap toward Industry 4.0. Although severa...
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The worldwide investment in Digital Transformation technologies is exponentially increasing and a digital platform economy is becoming real. In all activity sectors, organizations are systematically using emergent technologies to achieve superior performance. Among these technologies, we highlight the use of social media platforms, which are gradua...
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Today’s business environment requires innovation and multidisciplinary teams. In this context, a growing number of organizations are adopting Enterprise Social Media (ESM) to initiate their Digital Transformation journey. However, many ESM initiatives fail, only achieving superficial interactions without creating value for organizations. This paper...
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Additive manufacturing (AM) is considered an emerging Industry 4.0 technology with the potential to significantly change operations and supply chain management. In this context, this study aims to explore the effects of AM adoption on how companies conduct business. To achieve this goal, a systematic literature review including 136 papers was condu...
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Purpose This article aims to investigate the most applied lean warehouse practices in Brazilian warehouses. Design/methodology/approach To perform this research, three phases were conducted: a literature review, a multiple case study, and an analysis of lean warehouses practices implementation by an engineering committee. Thus, both qualitative an...
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For the second time, HICSS is hosting the minitrack Making Digital Transformation Real. After receiving 13 submissions from mainly authors at European research institutions, the focus is clearly on capability and case study research. To classify the seven selected submissions, a management perspective of preparing, doing, and evaluating fitted well...
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Medium enterprises (MEs) form a majority of enterprises in several regions, yet they are underrepresented in the literature. The digital transformation known as Industry 4.0 (I4.0) brings new data streams into enterprises. MEs and large enterprises will both leverage business intelligence and analytics (BI&A) to improve their business performance,...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the main factors that influence the organizational change in a steel company. Design/methodology/approach The methodological procedures used were literature review and survey. The literature review allowed the listing of 24 factors and these factors were grouped into three constructs (Behavioral Asp...
Presentation
Learning factories have an important role in the development of Industry 4.0, providing a rich environment where researchers and companies can collaborate and test (in multiple scenarios) the application of cutting-edge technologies (e.g. the internet of things, big data, collaborative robots, additive manufacturing, simulation modeling). The purpo...
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Learning factories have an important role in the development of Industry 4.0, providing a rich environment where researchers and companies can collaborate and test (in multiple scenarios) the application of cutting-edge technologies (e.g. the internet of things, big data, collaborative robots, additive manufacturing, simulation). The purpose of thi...
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This research aims to evaluate the engineering students' perception regarding sustainability. For this, asurvey was developed based on sustainability parameters from a detailed analysis of the GlobalReporting Initiative (GRI) and the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (BICG). The parameterswere initially divided into seven groups: Financia...
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This minitrack aims to discuss how organizations change due to digital transformation. Theoretical or applied papers are welcome. Proposed topics include, but are not limited to: • DT challenges, barriers, drivers, triggers, barriers, success factors • Required DT human resources, technology, corporate strategies • DT key performance indicators, m...
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In the context of Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT), machine-tools producers are adopting servitization as a way to develop and sell new specialized data-oriented services already imbedded in their machines, providing analytics. However, large companies producing automation services and products offer generic turnkey IoT-based solutions...
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In the context of Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT), machine-tools producers are adopting servitization as a way to develop and sell new specialized data-oriented services already imbedded in their machines, providing analytics. However, large companies producing automation services and products offer generic turnkey IoT-based solutions...
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This article aims to evaluate the production line automation projects developed by Brazilian and Colombian companies from the Project Management perspective, through the analysis of the application degree of PMBOK processes, to understand how formal techniques are being employed in these countries and also to identify improvement opportunities, whe...
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RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) systems are meant to increase accuracy and velocity in objects identification, supporting Industry 4.0. However, there are challenges that need to be faced. This paper aims to identify and analyse the main difficulties regarding RFID systems implementation. We combined both systematic literature review and surv...
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Digital Transformation (DT) is based on a superior connectivity and in an explosion of available data, changing the way enterprises do business. This frequently implies the development of new strategies, new business models and new capabilities. By proposing the mini-track Making Digital Transformation Real, the objective is to put forward new idea...
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Purpose The Mechanical Engineering course at the University of Campinas is composed of different disciplines in the areas of materials, mechanical design, manufacturing (production and manufacturing), computational systems, thermal and fluids. In the manufacturing area, in particular, there is a discipline entitled Productive Systems whose main obj...
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Industry 4.0 is affecting manufacturing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) just as much as big enterprises, yet they are underrepresented in literature. Models developed for large companies do not necessary apply to SMEs. Furthermore, there are few studies focusing on business intelligence (BI) impact on value creation in I4.0. Value creation from...
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Modifying the traditional production system and the culture of consumption is necessary to achieve a sustainable society. The product-service system (PSS) business model allows companies to progressively add services to physical products, thus promoting more pro-sustainable business outcomes. The purpose of this work is to verify how a PSS model ca...
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To remain competitive, companies must invest in emerging technologies that characterizes the Industry 4.0 (I4.0). To make the shift to I4.0, companies must define their strategic direction and then deploy it to the operational level. The main objective of this paper is to propose a framework that helps companies on this transition. Using a systemat...
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Cleaner production is a fast-growing area with numerous important developments seen over the years, which have led to substantial improvements, both in technological, process and organization terms. Yet there is a paucity of literature organizing the body of knowledge on the benefits and difficulties seen in this field. Thus, following a systematic...
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Cleaner production is a fast-growing area with numerous important developments seen over the years, which have led to substantial improvements, both in technological, process and organization terms. Yet there is a paucity of literature organizing the body of knowledge on the benefits and difficulties seen in this field. Thus, following a systematic...
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The concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is associated with the idea that every organization should integrate environmental, economic and social issues as part of their organizational philosophy. In companies with a higher degree of development in terms of CSR, sustainable practices are integrated into management systems. When focusing...
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Data collection and analysis have been at the core of business intelligence (BI) for many years, but traditional BI must be adapted for the large volume of data coming from Industry 4.0 (I4.0) technologies. They generate large amounts of data that need to be processed and used in decision-making to generate value for the companies. Value generation...
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In a world where companies have major influence over the economy, politics, and environment, they must be held accountable for their actions. With this in mind, the publication of sustainability reports is in a company’s best interest, since the disclosure of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainable practices can bring enormous advanta...
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Global operations are subject to considerable uncertainties. Due to the Trade Facilitation Agreement that became effective in February 2017, the study of measures to streamline customs controls is urgent. This study aims to assess the impact of trade facilitation measures on import flows. An experimental study was performed in the largest cargo air...
Poster
Manufacturing companies are facing the Fourth Industrial Revolution: after automatizing production, the smart factories are now moving towards autono- mous production lines and the entire factory generates lots of data. This represents an opportunity if it is properly analysed and used in decision-making to generate value for the companies. This pa...
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In the 21rst century, firms face increasing challenges in their decision making in markets that are in continual flux and products with shorter life cycles. It is a known fact that the quality of information for the manager and the business owner is pivotal in making decisions. But the barrage of data coming from so many sources can be overwhelming...
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Manufacturing companies are facing the Fourth Industrial Revolution: after automatizing production, the smart factories are now moving towards autono- mous production lines and the entire factory generates lots of data. This represents an opportunity if it is properly analysed and used in decision-making to generate value for the companies. This pa...
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Since the time when the concept of the Fourth Industrial Rev- olution, or I4.0, was first presented at the Hannover Fair in Germany in 2011, dis- cussion, research and business opportunity have exploded. Having some technolo- gies aggregate into one concept was seen as the start of an industrial revolution. But for some, the buzz around the I4.0 re...
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This paper helps to contribute to reducing the research gap concerning the adoption of Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) practices in small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). An analysis of 14 SME in the chemical sector was performed using Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) to examine the relationships between combinations of conditions set...
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A literatura refere-se à extensão da gestão ambientalmente correta ao longo da cadeia de suprimentos como o conceito de Gestão Ambiental em Cadeia de Suprimentos (GACS). Este estudo teve como objetivo realizar duas revisões sistemáticas da literatura a fim de i) verificar quais são os estudos existentes que envolvem as pressões que levam à adoção d...
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A temática ambiental e social, cada vez mais presente e atuante no cotidiano das operações das empresas, precisa ser tratada no contexto da seleção de fornecedores, pois a literatura acadêmica e profissional é carente nesta área, especialmente no que tange ao uso de métodos quantitativos e no tratamento de aspectos sociais. Para tanto, o objetivo d...
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This article applies an optimization and simulation framework to identify 22 the impacts of uncontrollable supply in the demand-driven wood remanufacturing 23 industry. In the remanufacturing business, providing supply of raw materials in terms of 24 quality is an uncontrollable process, especially when combined with other industry 25 characteristi...