SYSTEMIC ANALYSIS OF THE JUIZ DE FORA TOURISM SUPPLY CHAIN (BRAZIL)

Pimentel Thiago Duarte
2021
This research aimed to analyze the tourism supply chain (TSC) in Juiz de Fora (MG), focusing on its structural components, main links, internal management process and possible inter-organizational relationships. We used a literature review on operations management, production management, production planning and control (PCP), logistics and supply chain on tourism, to analyze and compare the proposed concepts and offer a model related to the tourism product. Methodologically, this study used a
more » ... xed research, mainly quantitative but with some complementary qualitative questions. It was conducted a systematic mapping, through a non-intentional and probabilistic sampling with 100 companies that make up the TSC in Juiz de Fora (MG), complemented with qualitative data, on the reasons for certain types of behavior and practices of these companies. Empirically, the supply chain in question was considered from all its main links, namely: lodging, food, travel agencies, cultural equipment and transportation. Its analysis was carried out on the basis of 6 blocks of questions, each of them having a set of questions, which generated an "x-ray" of the TSC in Juiz de Fora. The results show that despite generating an average annual revenue of 3.6 million/year per company, the sector still lacks internal improvement in management practices, as well as inter-organizational integration, which leads to the conclusion that the output could be better if such optimizations were introduced.
doi:10.24412/1995-0411-2021-3-49-68 fatcat:bxnequxydrf3dfkc4bwemp32dq