Systematic literature review, Covid-19, firms, bibliometric analysis, research collaboration


Different firms and their supply chains faced many global impacts with the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the scientific production about companies and the Covid-19 pandemic through bibliometric indicators associated with the most prolific journals, authors, documents, countries and institutions. IEEE Engineering Management Review and Industrial Marketing Management were the most relevant academic journals, which indicates the adaptation of businesses and supply chain resilience as major tendencies. Ivanov and Kraus are the most relevant authors. This paper contributes with a mapping of scientific production regarding companies and COVID-19. The new found information provides a basis for future studies that can help researchers and managers to minimize the effects of the current global crisis.


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Vinícius José Correia Arlindo, Instituto Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

Graduado em Ciência e Tecnologia (2017) e Engenharia Ambiental e Sanitária (2019), ambos pela UFERSA. Afinidade com as áreas de licenciamento ambiental e elaboração de estudos técnicos, energias renováveis e sistemas de gestão ambiental. Recentemente com foco na área de sustentabilidade empresarial e Sistemas de Gestão Ambiental. Atualmente mestrando em Ciências Ambientais no Programa de Pós-Graduação em Uso Sustentável de Recursos Naturais (PPGUsRN), vinculado ao Núcleo de Estudos em Sustentabilidade Empresarial (NESE).

Luíza Arnaud Lopes Nunes, Instituto Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil

Graduada em Gestão Ambiental pelo Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Rio Grande do Norte. Interesse pelas áreas de sustentabilidade empresarial e Sistemas de Gestão Ambiental. Experiência com fiscalização ambiental na cidade de Natal-RN. Atualmente mestranda em Ciências Ambientais no Programa de Pós-graduação em Uso Sustentável de Recursos Naturais, vinculada ao Núcleo de Estudos em Sustentabilidade Empresarial.

Cynthia Firmino Aires, Instituto Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil

Mestrado profissional em Ciências Ambientais (2019) pelo Programa de Pós-Graduação em Uso Sustentável dos Recursos Naturais (PPgUSRN) do Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Rio Grande do Norte (IFRN), Especialista em Gestão Ambiental pelo IFRN (2018), Licenciada (2012) e Bacharela (2013) em Ciências Biológicas pela Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN). Atualmente é pesquisadora do Núcleo de Estudos em Sustentabilidade Empresarial (NESE/IFRN) desenvolvendo pesquisas sobre práticas sustentáveis em organizações, com ênfase em laboratórios químicos. Possui experiência em atividades de gestão ambiental, gerenciamento de resíduos químicos e gestão da qualidade.

Handson Cláudio Dias Pimenta, Instituto Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil

PhD em Sustentabilidade Industrial pela Cranfield University (Reino Unido), atuando como pesquisador no Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Industrial Sustainability (EPSRC). Possui Mestrado em Ciências da Engenharia de Produção, Especialização em Gestão Ambiental Urbana e Graduação em Engenharia de Produção pela UFRN e graduação no Curso Superior de Tecnologia em Meio Ambiente pelo CEFETRN. Atualmente, é diretor de pesquisa e inovação do Campus Natal Central do IFRN e coordena o Núcleo de Estudos em Sustentabilidade Empresaria do IFRN. É professor de estratégias de sustentabilidade para operações e cadeias produtivas no mestrado profissional de usos sustentável de recursos naturais do CNAT/IFRN. Tem experiência na área de Engenharia de Produção e Ambiental, com ênfase em difusão de práticas de sustentabilidade em sistemas industriais.


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Como Citar

Arlindo, V. J. C., Nunes, L. A. L., Aires, C. F., & Pimenta, H. C. D. (2021). BIBLIOMETRICS ANALYSIS OF THE LITERATURE ON HOW FIRMS ARE COPING COVID-19. HOLOS, 1, 1–20.



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