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Industrial Engineering /Management Sciences


Today, is common define Industrial engineering (Industrial management) as the branch of engineering that deals with the "efficient production of industrial goods as affected by elements such as plant and procedural design, the management of materials and energy, and the integration of workers within the overall system" (From The Free Dictionary). Frederick W. Taylor (1856– 1915) was the great creator of industrial management related in his famous book The principles of scientific management. Understood, in its beginning, as a rigid and bureaucratic model of management, organizations, nowadays, are changing to a more organic and flexible model where employees and organizations can benefit from a growing approach to learning and individual / organizational development.

Topics to be discussed include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Production planning and control

  • Lean thinking and lean manufacturing

  • Production management

  • Sustainable management

  • Quality management

  • Maintenance management

  • Productivity improvement

  • Materials management

  • Human resource management

  • Technological and organizational flexibility

  • Self-directed work teams

  • Knowledge management

  • Organizational learning

  • Time and motion study

  • Health and safety at work

Call for journal papers

Int. Journal of Applied Management Sciences and Engineering , IGI Global

Book Series

Management and Industrial Engineering, Springer

Management Sciences and Engineering, River Publishers


Productivity and Organizational Management, DE Gruyter

Management for Sustainable Development, River Publishers

Innovation Management, DE Gruyter

Transfer and Management of Knowledge, ISTE-Wiley

Management and Engineering Innovation, ISTE-Wiley


APGEI Associação Portuguesa de Gestão e Engenharia Industrial

APGICO Associação Portuguesa de Criatividade e Inovação

APG Associação Portuguesa de Gestão de Pessoas

IMF Business School

Business School Rankings from the Financial Times

Top Schools of Industrial Engineering

IIE Institute of Industrial Engineers

ATMAE The Association of Technology, Management and Applied Eng.

ASQ American Society of Quality

HFER Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

INFORMS Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sc.

ISO 9000 International Organization to Standardization


MACTRIB - Department of Mechanical Engineering , University of Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 AVEIRO, PORTUGAL