Institut for Virksomhedsledelse

Robson Silva Rocha

Lektor

Profile photoRobson Silva Rocha
Lektor
Institut for Virksomhedsledelse
Postaddresse:
Fuglesangs Allé 4
2628, 306
8210 Aarhus V
Danmark

E-mail: rocha@mgmt.au.dk
Telefon: +4587165108

Education
2003 PhD. Department of Organization. Copenhagen Business
School.
1998 MSc. Environmental Sciences. University of Sao Paulo – Brazil

Present Post
2010 Associate Professor – Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University


Current major research fields
Institutions, Sustainability, Multinational Companies, Internationalization, National Business Systems, Disintegrated Production Networks, Learning Organizations , Management Systems, Employee Driven Innovation.


Teaching areas
International Business, International Marketing, Emerging Markets and Organization Behaviour


Recent Research Projects (Last Five Years)
Transnational Learning. Translearn. Comparing the transformation of multinational Companies operating in the Nordic Countries. Financed by the European Union. 2006/2011
Hierarchical Capitalisms? The Brazilian changing Business System. Principal investigator. Investigates the processes of change in the Brazilian capitalism looking at how firms adapt to and shape the new market conditions. (2013/2014) . In collaboration with Federal University of Ceara. Financed by the Brazilian Scientific Foundation (CAPES)
Open Innovation in the Brazilian Industry. Investigates the collaboration among firms in different industries in Brazil, both local and multinational corporation, and the successful implementation of open innovation In collaboration with University Estadual Paulista, Brazil (2013/2014). Financed by FAPESP, Brazil
Certificering af Virksomhedernes Arbejdsmiløarbejde. CERVA. Investigated processes of the standardization and international certification of health and safety management systems. Financed by Arbejdsmiljøforskningsfonden. 2006/2010


Selected Publications
- Rocha, R. S., (under revision) Multinational Corporations and the environment: Racing to the bottom or climbing to the top? Journal of Environment Management- Rocha, R.S. (2016) Multinational Companies and sustainability in Brazil: the case of textile industry. Annals of European Group of Organization Studies. Napoli.Rocha, R. S., (2016) Inter-Firm Relations: Multinational Corporations and Local Entrepreneurship in Brazil. Annals of Society for Advance of Socio-Economics. Berkeley.Rocha, R. S., & Wigan, D. (2015). Translating Private Equity in Denmark. The Impact of the TDC Buy-out on the Danish Private Equity Industry In Preparing for the Unexpected. Djøf/Jurist-og Økonomforbundet. 137-156-Rocha, R.S., (2014) Global Elites. The Opaque Nature of Transnational Policy Determination. International Journal of Management. Journal of International Management, 2014, Vol 20, Issue 3, p. 375-377-Kristensen, P. H., Lotz, M., & Rocha, R. (2012). Denmark: Tailoring flexicurity for changing roles in global games. Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 86-140.-Kristensen, P. H., & Rocha, R. S. (2012). New Roles for the Trade Unions Five Lines of Action for Carving Out a New Governance Regime. Politics & Society, 40(3), 453-479-Granerud, R. L., & Rocha, R. S. (2011). Organisational learning and continuous improvement of health and safety in certified manufacturers. Safety Science, 49(7), 1030-1039.-Rocha, R. S. (2010). Shop stewards as coordinators of employee-driven innovation: implications for trade unions. Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research, 16(2), 185-196.-Rocha, R. S. (2010). Institutional effects on occupational health and safety management systems. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries, 20(3), 211-225.-Rocha, R. S., & Granerud, L. (2011). The search for legitimacy and organizational change: The agency of subordinated actors. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 27(3), 261-272.-Rocha, R. (2009). Changing the (im) balance of power: high-performance work systems in Brazil. Employee relations, 32(1), 74-88.-Rocha, R. S. (2009). The impact of cross-border mergers on the co-decision-making process: the case of a Danish company. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 30(4), 484-509


Publikationer

Salience of multiple actors involved in formal and informal governance systems encouraging corporate social responsibility in an emerging market

Abreu, M., Soares, R., Rocha, R. S. S. & Boaventura, J., 2021, (Accepteret/In press) I: Competition & Change. s. 1 26 s.

A collaborative network-based model for the transition to sustainable electricity

Freitas, A. R., Abreu, M., Proenca, J. & Rocha, R. S. S., aug. 2020. 28 s.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Disclosure: Varieties of Institutional Systems Approach

Soares, R., Abreu, M. & Rocha, R. S. S., jul. 2020. 25 s.

Family Relations on Top Management and Ownership Concentration: How Do They Affect CSR Engagement of Brazilian Companies?

Soares, R., Abreu, M. & Rocha, R. S. S., jul. 2020. 28 s.

The Diffusion of Permaculture in Brazil and Denmark and Its Local Translation

Rocha, R. S. S., jul. 2020. 32 s.

The Role of dynamic capability-building in the energy transition

Siebra, A., Linneberg, M. S., Abreu, M. & Rocha, R. S. S., jun. 2020. 21 s.

The Resilience of (Un)Sustainable Logics in an Emerging Market

Rocha, R. S. S. & Abreu, M., 13 sep. 2019. 25 s.

Sustainable degrowth in an emerging market

Rocha, R. S. S., 26 jun. 2019.

(In)formality and the institutional logics of (un)sustainability in an emerging market

Rocha, R. S., 16 jul. 2018.

Emerging strategies and flexible forms of governance: The dynamics of role exchange in local value chains

Rocha, R. S. & Abreu, M., 2018, I: Competition & Change. 22, 4, s. 363-382 20 s.

Power and Health at Work: Ascribing New Meanings for Health and Safety in Danish Manufacturing Firms

Rocha, R. S., 2018, (Accepteret/In press) I: Safety Science Monitor. 20, 2

Relationships among open innovation, innovative performance, government support and firm size: Comparing Brazilian firms embracing different levels of radicalism in innovation

Jugend, D., Jabbour, C. J. C., Alves Scaliza, J. A., Rocha, R. S., Gobbo Junior, J. A., Latan, H. & Salgado, M. H., 2018, I: Technovation. 74/75, s. 54-65 12 s.

Exporting the Chinese dystopia: The global impact of institutional arbitrage strategies

Rocha, R. S., 2017.

Power and institutions: The construction of health and safety as a transnational space

Rocha, R. S., 2017.

Racing to the bottom, or climbing to the top? Local responses to the internationalization of trade in the Brazilian textile and garments industry

Rocha, R. S., 2017, I: International Journal of Business Environment. 9, 3, s. 225-246 22 s.

Workplace health and voice: the evolving meanings of health among Danish workers

Rocha, R. S., 2017.

Inter-firm relations: Multinational corporations and local entrepreneurship in Brazil

Rocha, R., 2016.

The politics of disintegrated production: Multinational corporations, local entrepreneurship and innovation

Rocha, R. S., 2016.

Inter-Firm Relations in Fashion: Disintegration and Upgrade

Rocha, R. S. & Abreu, M., 2015.

New roles for Unions in the Governance of the New Economy

Kristensen, P. H. & Rocha, R. S., 2015, Økonomi I det 21 århundrede. Djøf Forlag

The Brazilian Industrial Restructuring: The Case of Garments and Textile Industry

Abreu, M. & Rocha, R. S., 2015.

Translating Private Equity in Denmark: The Impact of the TDC Buy-out on the Danish Private Equity Industry

Rocha, R. S. S. & Wigan, D., 2015, Preparing for the Unexpected: Design of the Future Global Enterprise. Andersen, P. H., Kragh, H., Lauring, J. & Linneberg, M. S. (red.). 1 udg. Djøf Forlag, s. 137-157 20 s.

Global Elites: The Opaque Nature of Transnational Policy Determination, Andrew Kakabadse, Nada Kakabadse (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan (2012)

Rocha, R. S. S., 2014, I: Journal of International Management. 20, 3, s. 375-377 3 s.

Translating Privaty Equity in Denmark

Rocha, R. S. S., 2014, Proceedings of the 17th IAMB Conference.

Unpredictable: understanding the Brazilian institutional environment

Rocha, R. S. S., 2014.

Manufacturing dissent: Exploiting the gap between legality and legitimacy

Rocha, R. S. S. & Wigan, D., 2013. 44 s.

Manufacturing financialization: The emergence of private equity in Denmark

Rocha, R. S. S. & Wigan, D., 2013. 40 s.

Translating institutional logics in Ethnocentric multinational companies

Rocha, R. S. S., dec. 2012.

Actors in the logic of standardization: Transparency and learning

Linneberg, M. S. & Rocha, R. S. S., okt. 2012.

Beyond translation: The domestication of private equity in Denmark

Rocha, R. S. S. & Wigan, D., 2012. 12 s.

Legitimacy gaps and processes of institutional change: the case of certified management systems

Rocha, R. S. S., 2012, Academy of Management Proceeding 2012. Academy of Management, 35 s.

New roles for the trade unions: Five lines of action for carving out a New Governance Regime

Kristensen, P. H. & Rocha, R. S. S., 2012, I: Politics and Society. 40, 3, s. 453–479 27 s.

Denmark: Tailoring Flexicurity for Changing Roles in Global Games

Kristensen, P. H., Lotz, M. M. & Rocha, R. S., 27 jan. 2011, Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization: New Forms of Economic Organization and Welfare Institutions. Hull Kristensen, P. & Lilja, K. (red.). Oxford University Press, s. 86-140

Greed is good, the case of private equity in Denmark

Rocha, R. S. S. & Wigan, D., 2011.

Organisational learning and continuous improvement of health and safety in certified manufacturers

Granerud, L. & Rocha, R. S., 2011, I: Safety Science. 49, 7, s. 1030-1039 10 s.

The search for legitimacy and organizational change: The agency of subordinated actors

Rocha, R. S. & Granerud, L., 2011, I: Scandinavian Journal of Management. 27, 3, s. 261-272 12 s.

Certificering, arbejdsmiljøledelsessystemer og performance

Rocha, R. S. & Kristensen, P. H., 2010, Ledelse af arbejdsmiljø: Certificering i praksis. Sø Rocha, R. & Hohnen, P. (red.). Nyt Teknisk Forlag, s. 115

Changing the (im)balance of power: high-performance work systems in Brazil

Rocha, R. S., 2010, I: Employee Relations. 32, 1, s. 74 88 s.

Editorial - Special Issue on Employee Driven Innovation

Rocha, R. S., 2010, I: Transfer: European review of Labour and Research. 15, 2

Institutional effects on occupational health and safety management systems

Rocha, R. S., 2010, I: Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries. 20, 3, s. 211 225 s.

Introduktion: Arbejdsmiljøledelse System

Rocha, R. S., 2010, Ledelse af arbejdsmiljø : Certificering i praksis. Nyt Teknisk Forlag

Ledelse af arbejdsmiljø : Certificering i praksis

Rocha, R. S., Hohnen, P., Granerud, L., Hasle, P. & Kristensen, P. H., 2010, Nyt Teknisk Forlag.

Shop Stewards as coordinators of employee driven Innovation: Implications for trade unions

Rocha, R. S., 2010, I: Transfer: European review of Labour and Research. 16, 5, s. 185 196 s.

Virksomheds-konstruktion i en Flexicurity-Kontekst

Rocha, R. S., Kristensen, P. H. & Lotz, M. M., 2010, Offentligt eller privat?. Kaspersen, L. B. (red.). DJØF forlag

Virksomhedskonstruktion i en Flexicurity-kontekst

Kristensen, P. H., Lotz, M. M. & Rocha, R. S., 2010, Offentligt eller privat?: historiske og aktuelle udfordringer i politik og økonomi. Kaspersen, L. B., Lund, J. & Petersen, O. H. (red.). Kbh.: Djøf Forlag, s. 139-156 18 s.

The Danish Case: Complementarities of Local and National Dynamics

Kristensen, P. H., Lotz, M. M. & Rocha, R. S., 2009, New Modes of Globalizing: Experimentalist Forms of Economic Organization and Enabling Welfare Institutions – Lessons from the Nordic Countries and Slovenia. P. H. K. A. K. L. (red.). Helsinki School of Economics (HSE: Helsinki School of Economics, s. 97-150