Special Issue on People Management and Labor Relations

Submission Deadline: Apr. 15, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Elizangela de Jesus Oliveira
      Department of Social and Exact Sciences, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Itacoatiara, Brazil
    Guest Editors play a significant role in a special issue. They maintain the quality of published research and enhance the special issue’s impact. If you would like to be a Guest Editor or recommend a colleague as a Guest Editor of this special issue, please Click here to fulfill the Guest Editor application.
    • Wanderson Damiao
      Department of Social and Religious Sciences, Instituto FATEM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    • Rute Holanda Lopes
      Department of Social and Exact Sciences, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Itacoatiara, Brazil
    • Darly Andrade
      Department of Social and Exact Sciences, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlandia, Brazil
    • Moises Coelho
      Department of Social and Exact Sciences, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Itacoatiara, Brazil
    • Dagmar Castro
      Department of Psychology, Universidade de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    • Vera Cancado
      Departamento de Psicologia, Fundação Pedro Leopoldo, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    • Almir Vieira
      Departamento de Administração, Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    • Joel Castro
      Departamento de Ciências Exatas, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil
  • Introduction

    Assuming that work is essential in life and is related to social forms of organization - having its rationality characterized by the subjective dimension; From an organizational and academic point of view, studies that explore the subjective dimension in organizations may contribute to the reflection on management practices that aim to make people more committed in the workplace. Considering also the transformations that the world of work has been undergoing, such as the changes in labor relations, the unbridled pursuit of profit, the speed and agility due to technology, the context in which the working class finds itself (exposed salary levels and unhealthy living conditions, strenuous journeys and, consequently, multiple modes of illness) deepen research into the possibility of organizations becoming “healthy” by guiding people to perform their tasks beyond the mere function of producing wealth It is of utmost importance. In this study proposal, researchers may submit research related to the dimensions of well-being, meanings and meanings of work, spirituality and / or happiness at work; work and identity; ways of working and their consequences on being and living; work and relationships; new psychological contracts; self-management and work-related dilemmas.
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Work and Subjectivity
    2. Happiness at Work
    3. Spirituality at Work
    4. Work and Identity
    5. Senses and Meaning of Work
    6. Work Dilemmas

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.ajoap.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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