Category: Applied Social Sciences

Inclusion and diversity in Administration: manifest for the future-present

The manifest-article discusses the role of academic journals in Administration for inclusion and diversity. Starting from theoretical references of social movements (intersectionality, transversality, and decoloniality), we present a proposal for a transformation agenda for practices on diversity in the area, which allow changes at a more structural level. Read More →

Academic journals in the scientific area of Administration: stars or accessory?

How do academic journals monitor and reflect the dynamics of Administration in Brazil? How do these actors position themselves in this space? These questions guide the research, which analyzes the dynamics of the area and reinforces strategies for the scientific contribution of journals. Read More →

About the darkness of science or where do the negative results of the research go?

As a continuation of a series of studies about the unclarity of part of science, research on this theme has been conducted since 2020 to address the developments of e-science, open science, research data management and related issues. A study conducted through an exploratory survey in the scarce literature on the topic investigates the phenomenon of negative results by analyzing the incorporation of these data in the academic publication cycle. Read More →

LinkedIn as a data source to measure the capacity of universities to train professionals

Study uses the information appeared on the social media LinkedIn to measure the hiring of IBEX35 companies by graduates of Spanish universities. Despite the limitations of the use of this tool, the high potential of free-access data for the study of institutions is presented. Read More →

Can employees be a driver for a clean future? A case from petroleum industry

Reflecting the call being made by the United Nation to solve our current climate challenges and reduce our carbon emissions, there is a strong need for large established companies to reshape their agendas and develop clean alternative source of energy. This study discusses the clean shift that is happening in a European oil and gas company and aims to understand the drivers for introducing new clean energy activities outside the company’s boundaries. Read More →

Have you accessed Deep or Dark Web today?

Deep and Dark Web are discussed concerning the meaning of their terms, definition, location in cyberspace and types of content and ways to access them. However, it is necessary to understand that despite having similarities, they are distinct webs. Read More →

Impact beyond impact factor?

“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice – in practice, there is – Yogi Berra”. The Design Science and Design Science Research could contribute to reducing the apparent gap between theory and practice. All articles aim to bring theory and practice closer by producing scientific knowledge useful to society. Read More →

Scientific production in the study of user experience in education: case Web of Science and Scopus

Study analyzes the evolution and general features in scientific production disclosed in Web of Science and Scopus, related to the study of user experience in education through bibliometric indicators. Main results show that more than 80% of the scientific production has been produced in the last five years, under the authorship, academic institutions and publishers from the United States. Read More →

Seven steps to evaluate usability through eye movement tracking with eye tracking technology

The research presents a set of seven steps as a procedure for evaluating the usability of digital informational environments by using eye tracking technology. Twenty-seven metrics provided by the technology are identified, and relevant usability aspects for the analysis of efficiency and effectiveness are associated with each one. Read More →

How can Brazilian scholars say something that would be of interest globally and have an impact on the work done in the global North?

Brazilian researchers have been encouraged to internationalize their research, but how should the researcher from the global South deal with context in the international dialogue to avoid being perceived as the exotic Other? In its third issue, BAR brings an interview related to the challenge of publishing research from a global perspective. Read More →