Artur Victoria

Artur Victoria

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Professional lawyer, writer and teacher. Secretary General of the TIP foundation committed to work in anti-corruption, ethics and integrity. Coordinator of the L-PIEN network ; Honorary President of the "Luso International Foundation for Education and Culture in Northern Portugal"; initiator of the network of International Schools in Portugal (Braga, Porto, Leiria); co-founder and former representative of the Portuguese Northern National Defense Association European and Lusophone Representative of the Brazilian Military Academy.

Since 1992 have been coordinator of Portuguese and Brazilian initiatives, organizing events on preventing corruption and fraud. Previous to my involvement in anti-corruption work I have been working as District Counselor of the National Bar Association. Porto Editora published several books about real estate and property administration law. For six years he was involved in teaching and coordination of the lawyer trainees program in Northern Portugal.

Activities:
Strategic organizational planning, network executive coordinator, in: Development integrity public programs, Educational public programs, organizational management in Security and National Defense.

Interests:
History, anthropology, sociology, politics, law and economy;
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Portugal Portugal

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Human Resources Individual Evaluation

Oct 30, 2012
The appraisal of individual employees is almost inevitably dysfunctional. Organizational performance is improved through refinements to the overall...

Group Composition in Human Resources

Oct 30, 2012
It would seem that allowing groups autonomously to form and break up as necessary would be nearly ideal: People would choose to be with their...

Incentive Schemes in Human Resources

Oct 30, 2012
Incentive schemes are sometimes constructed in which rewards to the individual depend on achieving certain hurdle levels of performance. That is,...

Group Incentives in Human Resources

Oct 30, 2012
Economic analysis of group incentive schemes begins with the free-rider problem: The individual member of the group bears fully the personal costs...

Benchmarking in Human Resources

Oct 30, 2012
The basic agency model contends that incentives lack power and efficiency when the employee has little control over the measures on which his...

Expected Profit in Human Resources

Oct 30, 2012
An optimal scheme is one that gives the employer the highest expected profit net of compensation paid, subject to the constraint that the employee...

Pay For Performance in Human Resources

Oct 30, 2012
Agency theory, the principal - agent model, and the economic theory of incentives are three names for the same thing: a collection of models...

Objective Versus Subjective Measures in Human Resources Evaluation

Oct 30, 2012
The desirability of objective/formulaic evaluation measures versus subjective/impressionistic measures hinges largely on considerations of...

Comparative Performance in Human Resources

Oct 30, 2012
The point of comparative performance evaluation is simple: It permits the evaluator to control for the impact of unmeasured environmental variables...

Equity in Human Resources Evaluation

Oct 30, 2012
There are no doubt some occasions in which employees will believe it is fair for a supervisor to hold a particular co-worker to a lower performance...

Layoff of Senior Human Resources

Oct 25, 2012
To the extent that senior workers are, by virtue of their seniority, more highly paid, the firm gets more economic bang by terminating more senior...

The Effects of Downsizing Human Resources

Oct 25, 2012
A process issue that deserves careful thought in contemplating a downsizing concerns the choice between dramatic, swift cuts versus a more gradual,...

How to Downsize Human Resources

Oct 25, 2012
You should consider ways in which you can attenuate (or might unwittingly exacerbate) the psychological costs for workers and reputation costs for...

Downsizing Human Resources

Oct 25, 2012
Critics of downsizing argue that not only are the effects on the bottom line seldom as rosy as management expects, but that job loss has profound...

Why Do Firms Downsize?

Oct 25, 2012
Some of the downsizing craze may be pure herd behavior; if everyone else seems to be doing it, you should also. Some of this herd behavior may be...

Status of the Organization in Human Resources

Oct 25, 2012
There are some cases - especially in star roles, such as sales, professional athletics, and surgery - in which it is viewed as legitimate to pay a...

Wages in Human Resources

Oct 25, 2012
Economists usually sneer at attempts to tie appropriate wages to positions based on an artificial scale of value. Wages, according to economics,...

Salaries in Human Resources

Oct 25, 2012
If compensation is not tied directly to performance, what might and should it be tied to? To answer these questions, consider how wages and...

Piece Rate Compensation in Human Resources

Oct 25, 2012
In practice, the piece rate for a particular completed task in an industrial setting is usually set by industrial engineers, who attempt through...

Misalignment Of Incentives In Human Resources

Oct 25, 2012
Misalignment of incentives usually comes down to a problem of workers choosing to do the "wrong" thing. The variations on the basic model of agency...
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