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Andrea Cherman

Lecturer
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Lecturer
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Biography

Dr. Andrea Cherman is a lecturer in the Technological Entrepreneurship and Management Program at the Polytechnic School in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. Prior to joining ASU, she worked for more than 14 years as a professor in the Department of Business Administration at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). There, she also acted as a member of the Undergraduate Departmental Committee and as a coordinator of the Exchange and Dual Certificate Program for business administration students.

Dr. Cherman received her doctorate and master's degree in business administration from PUC-Rio and her bachelor's degree in social communication from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Her doctoral dissertation thesis won the 2014 CAPES Thesis Award from the Brazilian Department of Science and Education, and the 2015 Best Paper Award from the Brazilian Academy of Management. In addition, she won the 2003 Best Paper Award from the Brazilian Academy of Management for her master's thesis.

Additionally, she has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, most of it in management positions at multinational companies, with a very solid and positive understanding of how interdependent, complementary and integrative, academy and industry activities should be, assuring that a steady development of our society turns more viable and effective.

Dr. Cherman's research pursues three lines of study that may contribute to bringing a contemporary and innovative approach to the organizational knowledge field: i) Integrative Knowledge in Organizations, analyzing the dynamics of innovative knowledge creation in a scenario that science and spirituality can experience synergistic effects impacting innovation, strategy and corporate cultures in organizations; ii) Spirituality in Knowledge Development, examining the major benefits of incorporating into organizational structures a more spiritual mindset, thus contributing to a more comprehensive, evolutionary and integrative knowledge framework for individuals, organizations, and society; iii) Ethics in Knowledge-Based Organizations, dealing with complex and consciousness-related ethical boundaries that involve the individuals wellbeing in their workplace, collectively aspiring for a more spiritual, humanistic and egalitarian society.

Education
  • Ph.D. Business Administration, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
  • M.S. Business Administration, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
  • B.S. Social Communication, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Research Interests

Prof. Cherman research interest lays on three lines of study that may contribute to bringing a contemporary and innovative approach to the Organizational Knowledge field:

i) Integrative Knowledge in Organizations, analyzing the dynamic of innovative knowledge creation in a scenario that science and spirituality can experience synergistic effects impacting innovation, strategy and corporate cultures in organizations;

ii) Spirituality in Knowledge Development, examining the major benefits of incorporating into organizational structures a more spiritual mindset, thus contributing to a more comprehensive, evolutionary and integrative knowledge framework for individuals, organizations, and society;

iii) Ethics in Knowledge-Based Organizations, dealing with complex and consciousness-related ethical boundaries that involve the individuals' well-being in their workplace, collectively aspiring for a more spiritual, humanistic and egalitarian society.

Publications

Work in Progress

Cherman. A.; Azeredo, F. E. M. The hidden truth behind the Language of Politically Correctness. Work in progress.

Cherman. A.; Azeredo, F. E. M. The Integrative Knowledge and the secular State: Why Spirituality is paramount to Democracy. Work in progress.

Cherman. A.; Azeredo, F. E. M. Spirituality and Nature leading organizational changes. Work in progress for publishing in Encyclopedia of Contemporary Leadership and Change. forthcoming 2021.

 

Published Papers

Cherman. A.; Azeredo, F. E. M. (2020) The Languages of Spirituality and Science: Two Fraternal Twins. In press. The Palgrave Handbook of Workplace Wellbeing and Fulfillment. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Cherman. A.; Azeredo, F. E. M. (2019) Integrative Knowledge: A mindful approach to Science. In press. In Dihman, S. (Ed.) The Routledge Companion to Mindfulness at Work.  NY: Routledge.

Cherman. A.; Azeredo, F. E. M. (2018) Mindfulness in the context of integrative knowledge: Separating Science from the Hype. In Dihman, S.; Crossman, J.; Roberts, G. (Eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Workplace Spirituality and Fulfilment. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, p. 211-235.

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto; S. R. (2016) Fenomenografia e valoração do conhecimento nas organizações: diálogo entre método e fenômeno / Phenomenography and the valuing of knowledge in organizations: dialog between method and phenomenon . RAC Revista de Administração Contemporânea. v.20, p. 630 - 650.

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto; S. R. (2016) Valuing of knowledge in organizations and its embedding into organizational practices and routines. Review of Business Management / Revista Brasileira de Gestão de Negócios. v.18, p. 416 - 435.

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto; S. R. (2016) Valoração do conhecimento nas organizações: as concepções dos indivíduos no contexto do trabalho / Valuing of knowledge in organizations: conceptions of the individuals at the work context. Organizações & Sociedade. v.23, p.307 – 328.

Franca, L. S.; Turano, L. M.; Cherman, A. (2016) Conhecimento científico sobre comércio justo: um estudo bibliométrico de 2001 a 2013 / Scientific knowledge on fair trade: a bibliometric study from 2001 to 2013. RGSA Revista de Gestão Social e Ambiental. v.10, p.41 – 57.

Martins, L. A. R.; Cherman, A. (2015) Dinâmica de poder nos espaços organizacionais de uma administradora de Shoppings Centers: um estudo etnográfico / Power dynamics inside the organizational spaces of a shopping mall management company: an ethnographic study. Revista Pensamento Contemporâneo em Administração. v.9, p.1 - 14.

Turano, L. M.; Cherman, A; Franca, L. S. (2014) Sustentabilidade em uma grande corporação: uma análise da discrepância entre discurso e prática / Sustainability in a big corporation: an analysis of the discrepancy between discourse and practice. Revista de Administração da UFSM. v.7, p.111 - 127.

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto, S. R. (2013)Valoração do conhecimento: significação e identidade na ação organizacional / Valuing knowledge: meaning and identity in organizational activities. RAE Revista de Administração de Empresas. v.53, p.142 - 155.

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto, S. R. (2013) Gestão do conhecimento no Brasil: visão da academia / Knowledge management in Brazil: a view from the academy. Revista Pensamento Contemporâneo em Administração. v.7, p. 92 – 107.

Rocha-Pinto, S. R.; Bezerra, K.; Cherman, A. (2013) Technical vocational education in Brazil: the contractors’ perceptions. Journal of Technical Education and Training. v.5, p.14 - 35.

Cherman, A.; Tomei, P. (2005) Códigos de ética corporativa e a tomada de decisão ética: instrumentos de gestão e orientação de valores organizacionais? / Corporate codes of ethics and the ethical decision-making process: Is code of ethics a management and guiding tools for organizational values? RAC Revista de Administração Contemporânea. v.9, p. 99 - 120.

 

Conference Papers

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto, S. R. Fenomenografia e a valoração do conhecimento nas organizações:  diálogo entre método e fenômeno / Phenomenography and the valuing of knowledge in organizations: dialog between method and phenomenon. In: XXXIX EnANPAD Encontro da Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Administração, 2015, Belo Horizonte.

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto, S. R. Valoração do conhecimento nas organizações e sua incorporação nas práticas e rotinas organizacionais / Valuing of knowledge in organizations and its embedding into organizational practices and routines. In: V EnGPR Encontro de Gestão de Pessoas e Relações de Trabalho, 2015, Salvador.

Turano, L. M.; Cherman, A. Comércio Justo no Século XXI: Uma análise bibliométrica de citações e cocitações sobre o tema de 2001 a 2013 / Fair trade in the 21st Century: a bibliometric analysis of citations and co-citations from 2001 to 2013 In: XVI ENGEMA Encontro Internacional de Gestão Empresarial e Meio Ambiente, 2014, São Paulo.

Nogueira, N.; Cherman, A. Empresas conflitantes com o meio ambiente: como os funcionários lidam com a dissonância cognitiva acerca do tema de Sustentabilidade / Companies conflicting with the natural environment: how employees deal with cognitive dissonance about Sustainability. In: XVI ENGEMA Encontro Internacional de Gestão Empresarial e Meio Ambiente, 2014, São Paulo.

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto, S. R. Valoração do conhecimento nas organizações: as concepções dos indivíduos no contexto do trabalho / Valuing of knowledge in organizations: conceptions of the individuals at the work context. In: VIII Encontro de Estudos Organizacionais da ANPAD – EnEO 2014, Gramado - RS.

Cherman, A.; Turano, L. M.; Franca, L. S. Sustentabilidade em uma grande corporação: uma análise da discrepância entre discurso e prática / Sustainability in a big corporation: an analysis of the discrepancy between discourse and practice. In: XV ENGEMA Encontro Internacional sobre Gestão Empresarial e Meio Ambiente, 2013, São Paulo.

Martins, L. A. R.; Cherman, A. As relações de poder nos espaços organizacionais: um estudo etnográfico / Power relations in organizational spaces: an ethnographic study. In: XXXVII EnANPAD Encontro da Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Administração, 2013, Rio de Janeiro.

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto, S. R. Valoração do conhecimento nas organizações pela percepção dos indivíduos: caminho para uma construção teórica / Valuing of knowledge in organizations by the individuals perceptions: paths for a theoretical construct. In: XXXVII EnANPAD Encontro da Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Administração, 2013, Rio de Janeiro.

Franca, L. S.; Cherman, A. Os pontos críticos da implementação de comércio justo e solidário: um estudo de caso em uma empresa nacional / Critical issues in the implementation of fair trade: a case study in a Brazilian company. In: XIV ENGEMA Encontro Gestão Empresarial e Meio Ambiente, 2012, São Paulo.

Franca, L. S.; Cherman, A. Percepção e conhecimento sobre a prática de comércio justo dentro da cadeia produtiva: um estudo de caso em uma empresa nacional / Perceptions and knowledge about fair trade throughout the productive chain. In: XIV ENGEMA Encontro Gestão Empresarial e Meio Ambiente, 2012, São Paulo.

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto, S. R. Valoração do conhecimento nas organizações: significação e identidade na ação organizacional / Valuing knowledge in organizations: meaning and identity in organizational activities. In: VI EnEO, Encontro de Estudos Organizacionais, 2012, Curitiba.

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto, S. R.; Rocha, A. Gestão do conhecimento no brasil: uma visão da academia / Knowledge management in Brazil: a view from the academy. In: XXXV EnANPAD Encontro da Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Administração, 2011, Rio de Janeiro.

Cherman, A.; Rocha-Pinto, S. R. Knowledge in organizations: valuing and meaning in the organizational action. In: 27th EGOS Colloquium, European Group of Organization Studies Congress, 2011, Gothenburg.

Cherman, A.; Macedo-Soares, T. D. V. A. Knowledge transfer within the organization: investigating the international literature. In: 37th EIBA Annual Conference, European International Business Association, 2011, Bucharest.

Cherman, A.; Tomei, P. Environment, culture and organizational discourse for change: The AmBev-InterBrew ‘Global Alliance’. In: BALAS Conference, Business Association for Latin American Studies,
2005, Madrid. 

Cherman, A.; Tomei, P. Códigos de ética e a tomada de decisão ética: instrumentos de gestão e orientação de valores organizacionais? / Corporate codes of ethics and the ethical decision-making process: Is code of ethics a management and guiding tools for organizational values? In: XXVII EnAnpad Encontro da Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Administração, 2003, Atibaia.

Full papers can be downloaded from https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andrea_Cherman

 

Additional Publications

Book

Cherman, A. Códigos de ética corporativa e a tomada de decisão ética: instrumentos de gestão e orientação de valores organizacionais? / Corporate codes of ethics and the ethical decision-making process: Is code of ethics a management and guiding tools for organizational values? Rio de Janeiro: FUNENSEG, 2004.

 

Book Chapter

Cherman, A. Gestão do Conhecimento In: RAMAL, A. (Org.) Educação Corporativa: Fundamentos e Gestão. 1 ed., Rio de Janeiro: Grupo GEN, 2012, p. 58-89.

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 110Understanding the Enterprise
TEM 294Special Topics
TMC 430Enterprise Strategy & Innov
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-TEMThe ASU Experience
TEM 294Special Topics
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
TEM 400Technology Entrepreneurship
OMT 480Organizational Effectiveness
TEM 481Consulting Project
TEM 493Honors Thesis
TMC 498Pro-Seminar
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 110Understanding the Enterprise
TEM 294Special Topics
OMT 452Industrial Human Resource Mgmt
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 110Understanding the Enterprise
TEM 294Special Topics
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
OMT 480Organizational Effectiveness
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 110Understanding the Enterprise
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
OMT 452Industrial Human Resource Mgmt
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 110Understanding the Enterprise
TMC 430Enterprise Strategy & Innov
OMT 480Organizational Effectiveness