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Human Resources Management In Brazilian Sugar And Ethanol Mills: An Analysis Under The Corporate Control Point Of View


  • Roberto LOUZADA


This article presents the results of a survey carried out in ten sugar and ethanol mills, which were grouped into three categories: closely-held corporations, publicly-held corporations and companies controlled by an international group. The aim was to verify if the model of human resource management and corporate control revel any differentiation in the way the human resource management is conducted. The data were collected through a semi-structured interview, which was answered by the head of the Human Resources Department of the companies, allowing us to describe the practices and to identify the guiding concepts of the adopted model. Data analysis led us to conclude that the corporate control is a component that may differentiate the way human resources are managed in the mills taken as the object of this study.

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  • Roberto LOUZADA, 2014. "Human Resources Management In Brazilian Sugar And Ethanol Mills: An Analysis Under The Corporate Control Point Of View," Revista Galega de Economía, University of Santiago de Compostela. Faculty of Economics and Business., vol. 23(4), pages 61-72.
  • Handle: RePEc:sdo:regaec:v:23:y:2014:i:4_6

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