Category: Applied Social Sciences

Internationalizing our publication – the increase in the number of submissions to the BAR from countries located in different continents

BAR’s second issue brings six interesting articles to all readers with different topics such as Strategy, Social & Environmental Management and Public Administration. In this issue, we have contributions from Brazilian authors and also articles from authors affiliated to Portugal, South Africa, Peru and Tanzania. Read More →

Monolingual and multilingual information about the Spanish heritage: the case of Wikipedia

This study analyses the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia as a tool for the dissemination of monolingual and multilingual information about the heritage of Spain. The sample is made up of catalogued buildings and sites of cultural interest in a region of Spain. Read More →

BAR’s new issue brings interesting topics to our readers, such as social networks, Brazilian stock market, gender differences, among others

In the first issue of 2017, BAR ‒ Brazilian Administration Review presents five interesting articles to all readers. The journal has published these articles online as soon as they were ready, seeking to maintain the diversity of topics. In this way, we have article from Finance, Organizational Theory, International Management, among other themes. Read More →

How do an individual’s social network, self-monitoring and future orientation relate to ethical decision-making?

This research, from authors Ana Carla Bon, Roger James Volkema and Jorge Ferreira da Silva, represents a step forward to our understanding of ethical decision-making through the adoption of multiple and simultaneous factors, proposing an integrated theory of individual and situational factors influencing unethical decision-making. Read More →

How do an individual’s social network, self-monitoring and future orientation relate to ethical decision-making?

The study endeavors to answer the following research question: how do subsidiaries build their networking sites in emerging economies, such as Brazil? The objective of this article is to ascertain how subsidiaries build their networks within a host country that is an emerging economy. Read More →

Currency wars remain beyond the analytical reach of legal scholars in the age of globalization

“Currency wars”, which have dominated the media and the international political debate over the last few years, must be understood from a broad analytical framework, according to a study examining the so-called “war of 2010-2013” and other relevant aspects of the impacts over monetary policy. Read More →

The emergence of the alternative metric that can make the measurement of world academic production more fair and egalitarian

The growing use of social networks for various purposes, including the dissemination of scientific communication, has required the creation of a new method of measuring and analyzing the flow of information in these environments. Altmetria emerged as a subarea of Metrics Information Studies to meet this need, and can complement traditional methods of evaluation, thus making it more fair and egalitarian. Read More →

Study proposes fruition as a new attribute of information representation for works of contemporary art

It discusses information and art starting from the books of artists, from the collection of the Núcleo de Arte Contemporânea da Paraíba (NAC/UFPB), analyzing the performance of CI through the representation of information, in a collaborative working relationship between professionals. The representation of information could help in the treatment and organization of information, softening the complexity of these objects in the face of their possibilities of abstraction and fruition. Read More →

Why entrepreneurs need firms, and the theory of the firm needs entrepreneurship theory

A study, published in the ThinkBox section of the Revista de Administração – RAUSP, discuss the reason why the research literature on entrepreneurship and the theory of the firm developed mostly independently although firms are established by entrepreneurs, and entrepreneurship is typically embodied within a firm. Read More →