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Luciano Minghini ; Rafael Borim-de-Souza ;Journal of Technology Management & Innovation 2012, 7 4

Author: Zandra Balbinot



Journal of Technology Management & Innovation E-ISSN: 0718-2724 Universidad Alberto Hurtado Chile Balbinot, Zandra; Minghini, Luciano; Borim-de-Souza, Rafael Indigenous Brazilian Management Practices Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, vol.
7, núm.
4, 2012, pp.
132-147 Universidad Alberto Hurtado Santiago, Chile Available in: How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Received October 26, 2012 - Accepted December 08, 2012 J.
2012,Volume 7, Issue 4 Indigenous Brazilian Management Practices Zandra Balbinot1, Luciano Minghini2, Rafael Borim-de-Souza3 Abstract Purpose: The present research seeks to understand to what extent companies in emerging countries, specifically, Brazilian, adopt dominant management practices, the so-called Euro-American practices, possess their one, or show a syncretism between the two.
Methods: Mixed research.
One phase was to collect data using a survey about cultural dimensions adopted from GLOBE (House 1998) management practices and also from Brazilian academy.
Another was to collect data through interviews, which were analyzed in parallel.
Results: Of the seven dominant cultural dimensions, indigenous practices influenced two.
Another three were influenced by dominant management practices.
Two of the local dimensions, even with internationalization, merged practices with Brazilian cultural traits.
Even so, the practices derived from Jeitinho diminished relative to the international relations and experience of managers.
Conclusions: The paper shows the existence of powerful Brazilian Indigenous Managerial Practices such as personalism and formalism.
These practices have great influence on inter...

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