Scientific Literature on Production Planning and Control: A Bibliometric Analysis

( Vol-5,Issue-12,December 2018 ) OPEN ACCESS

Gabriel Riso Oliveira, Leonard Barreto Moreira, Ailton da Silva Ferreira


Production Planning and Control; PPC; Teaching-learning.


Learning about the subjects of PPC (Production Planning and Control) for students of production and administration engineering in an emerging economy like Brazil is extremely important. This paper emphasizes the foundations of the phases that encompass the hierarchical stages of the PPC, from the strategic level to the operational level: Sales and Operations Management (S & OP), Aggregate Planning, Master Planning, MRP I (Material Requirement Planning) . Through a qualitative and quantitative approach, this paper makes use of bibliometrics intrinsic to its methodological aspects. The Web of Science database and the Nails software are used to obtain the research resources, which is used to foster and select the theoretical framework of the most pertinent themes of the specific literature of PPC, exposing the main scientific works of international relevance and the state of the art and innovations about the theme. At the end of the article the conclusion about the theme is engendered in the rational aspect of the scientific literature of PPC and its methods of teaching learning in the Brazilian universities.

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