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‘Academy of Management Learning & Education’ publishes article about new education services designed by a researcher from SLab

The ‘Academy of Management Learning & Education’, the most cited scientific journal of the World in ‘Management Development and Education’, published an article on the software for research design Idea Puzzle created by Ricardo Morais: http://amle.aom.org/content/15/3/643?etoc. The ‘Academy of Management (AOM)’ is the leading academic  association of Management of the World with more than 20,000 members in 115 countries. The design of new […]

Rui Sousa, SLab Director, invited to participate as a specialist in the “Thought Leadership Conference on Digital Business Models”

Rui Sousa, SLab Director, was invited to participate as a specialist in the “Thought Leadership Conference on Digital Business Models”, which will take place in the Netherlands next April. This event will bring together international experts from various areas of Management to reflect on the impact of digitalisation on companies business models.

Ricardo Morais, SLab researcher, was guest speaker at the European Researchers’ Night

Ricardo Morais, SLab researcher, was a guest speaker at the European Researchers’ Night, on September 29, having participated in a Design Thinking roundtable. For more information about this event please click here.

Schmitt+Sohn Elevadores renews partnership with SLab

Schmitt+Sohn Elevadores (S+) renewed, for another two years, the partnership with the SLab. Under this partnership, Miguel Leichsenring Franco, Administrator of Schmitt + Sohn Elevadores, proposed to SLab the study of new business models based on services.

SLab Study “E-shopping of rural and urban customers”

SLab developed a study, in collaboration with a large retail company, which sought to understand the differences between rural and urban customers when buying online, with the aim of assisting strategic decisions of retail companies with regard to the efficiency of fulfilment operations. The results show that rural customers, when compared to urban customers, buy […]

SLab involved in the organization of the 6th Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis

In the context of performance measurement in services, Conceição Portela, SLab Vice-Director, organizes the 6th Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, that will take place at Católica Porto Business School – Universidade Católica Portuguesa, on the 9th of June 2017. The workshop will have a plenary session with two speakers: Professor Chris O’Donnell (University of Queensland) and Nicole […]

SLab Director keynote speaker at the XII Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain

SLab Director Rui Sousa has been keynote speaker at the XII Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain, organized by Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), 18-19 October 2016. The theme of the talk was “Fulfilment Models in Omnichannel Retail”. Rui discussed new market trends on omnichannel retail (namely, the increasing customer demands for […]

Susana Costa e Silva reelected EIBA national representative

Susana Costa e Silva – SLab member and responsible for the marketing department at Católica Porto Business School – Universidade Católica Portuguesa – was reelected national representative of the European International Business Academy (EIBA). The Academy, which has more than 600 members from about 50 countries, in representation of the five continents, is a communication network […]

SLab participates in meeting of the International Network of Service Researchers

SLab, represented by its Director Rui Soucasaux Sousa, participated in the 2nd Meeting of INSR, the International Network of Service Researchers. The meeting took place at the CTF research center of the University of Karlstad, Sweden at the end of April 2016.

Ricardo Morais promoted a design thinking session for Sogrape executives

On the 1st of February 2016, Ricardo Morais, SLab’s faculty member, promoted a design thinking session for 23 Sogrape executives at Católica Porto Business School. The outcome were five prototypes of a new individual training experience.   z