Manuel Gilberto Freitas Santos

Current positions

  • Professor Adjunto IPCA

PhD Details

  • Year 1999

Research Groups


Book chapters
  • Silva, S., Sá, J.C., Silva, F.J.G., Ferreira, L.P., Santos, G. 2020. Lean Green—The Importance of Integrating Environment into Lean Philosophy—A Case Study. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems 122, pp. 211-219 Link
  • Cordeiro, P., Sá, J.C., Pata, A., Gonçalves, M., Santos, G., Silva, F.J.G. 2020. The Impact of Lean Tools on Safety—Case Study. Studies in Systems, Decision and Control 277, pp. 151-159 Link
  • Gonçalves, I., Sá, J.C., Santos, G., Gonçalves, M., 2019. Safety stream mapping—a new tool applied to the textile company as a case study. Studies in Systems, Decision and Control 202, pp. 71-79 Link
  • Santos, G., Sá, J.C., Oliveira, J., Ramos, D.G., Ferreira, C., 2019. Quality and safety continuous improvement through lean tools. Lean Manufacturing: Implementation, Opportunities and Challenges, 165-188 Link
International journals
  • Félix, M.J., Santos, G., Simoes, R., Silva, J.R., 2020. Practice-based design research knowledge production for quality assurance in design. International Journal for Quality Research 14(2), pp. 647-660 Link
  • Bravi L., Santos G., Pagano A., Murmura F.,2020. Environmental management system according to ISO 14001:2015 as a driver to sustainable development. Corp Soc Responsib Environ Manag.,1–16. Link
  • Castro, C., Pereira, T., Sá, J.C., Santos, G., 2020. Logistics reorganization and management of the ambulatory pharmacy of a local health unit in Portugal. Evaluation and Program Planning, 80, 101801 Link
  • Correia, L., Brito, A.M., Faria, L., Félix, M.J., Santos, G., Laranjeira, J., Simoes, R., 2020. Dynamic temperature control influence on pressure during injection molding of plastic parts to improve part quality. International Journal for Quality Research 14(2), pp. 635-646 Link
  • Carvalho, F., Santos, G., Gonçalves, J., 2020. Critical analysis of information about integrated management systems and environmental policy on the Portuguese firms ‘website, towards sustainable development. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management 27(2), 1069-1088 Link
  • Azevedo, J., Sá, J.C., Ferreira, L.P., Santos, G., Cruz, F.M., Jimenez, G., Silva, F.J.G., 2019. Improvement of production line in the automotive industry through lean philosophy. Procedia Manufacturing 41, 1023-1030 Link
  • Doiro, M., Fernández, F.J., Félix, M.J., Santos, G., 2019. Machining operations for components in kitchen furniture: A comparison between two management systems. Procedia Manufacturing 41, 10-17. Link
  • Jimenez, G., Santos, G., Félix, M., Hernández, H., Rondón, C. 2019. Good Practices and Trends in Reverse Logistics in the plastic products manufacturing industry. Procedia Manufacturing 41, pp. 367-374 Link
  • Rosalina Patrícia, R., Lopes, N., Santos, G., 2019. Improvement of the food hygiene and safety production process of a Not-for-profit organization using Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN). Procedia Manufacturing 41, pp. 351-358 Link
  • Ribeiro, P., Sá, J. C., Ferreira, L.P., Silva, F. J. G., Pereira, M. T., Santos, G., 2019. The Impact of the Application of Lean Tools for Improvement of Process in a Plastic Company: a case study. Procedia Manufacturing 38, pp. 765–775. Link
  • Macedo, C., Freitas, C., Brito, A.M., Santos, G., Faria, L., Laranjeira, J., Simoes, R. Influence of dynamic temperature control on the injection molding process of plastic components. Procedia Manufacturing 38, pp. 1338-1346 Link
  • Rodrigues, J., de Sá, J.C.V., Ferreira, L.P., Silva, F.J.G., Santos, G., 2019. Lean management “quick-wins”: Results of implementation. A case study. Quality Innovation Prosperity 23(3), 3-21 Link
  • Bravi, L., Murmura, F., Santos, G., 2019. Additive Manufacturing: Possible Problems with Indoor Air Quality. Procedia Manufacturing 41, 952–959 Link
  • Jimenez, G., Santos, G., Sá, J.C., Ricardo, S., Pulido, J., Pizarro, A., Hernández, H., 2019. Improvement of productivity and quality in the value chain through lean manufacturing – A case study. Procedia Manufacturing 41, pp. 882-889. Link
  • Africano, N., Rodrigues, A.S., Santos, G. 2019. The main benefits of the implementation of the quality management system in higher education institutions in angola. Quality Innovation Prosperity 23(3), pp. 122-136 Link
  • Sá, J.C., Amaral, A., Barreto, L., Carvalho, F., Santos, G., 2019. Perception of the importance to implement ISO 9001 in organizations related to people linked to quality-an empirical study. International Journal for Quality Research 13(4), 1055-1070 Link
  • Félix, M.J., Silva, S., Santos, G., Doiro, M., Sá, J.C. 2019. Integrated product and processes development in design: A case study. Procedia Manufacturing 41, 296-303 Link
  • Félix, M.J., Gonçalves, S., Jimenez, G., Santos, G., 2019. The contribution of design to the development of products and manufacturing processes in the portuguese industry. Procedia Manufacturing 41, 1055-1062 Link
  • Talapatra, S., Santos, G., Uddin, K., Carvalho, F., 2019. Main benefits of integrated management systems through literature review. International Journal for Quality Research 13(4), 1037-1054 Link
  • Vieira, T., Sá, J. C., Lopes, M. P., Santos, G., Félix, M. J., Ferreira, L. P., Silva, F. J. G., Pereira, M. T., 2019. Optimization of the cold profiling process through SMED. Procedia Manufacturing, 38, pp. 892–899. Link
  • Ferreira, N., Santos, G., Silva, R. 2019. Ferreira, N., Santos, G., Silva, R. 2019. Risk level reduction in construction sites: Towards a computer aided methodology – A case study. Applied Computing and Informatics 15, 136–143 – A case study. Applied Computing and Informatics 15, 136–143 Link
  • Santos, G., Gomes, S., Braga, V., Braga, A., Lima, V., Teixeira, P., Sá, J.C., 2019. Value creation through quality and innovation – a case study on Portugal. TQM Journal 31(6), 928-947 Link
  • Costa, A.R., Barbosa, C., Santos, G., Rui Alves, M., 2019. Six sigma: Main metrics and r based software for training purposes and practical industrial quality control. Quality Innovation Prosperity 23(2), 83-100 Link
  • Santos, G., Mandado, E., Silva, R., Doiro, M., 2019. Engineering learning objectives and computer assisted tools. European Journal of Engineering Education 44(4), 616-628 Link
  • Bravi, L., Murmura, F., Santos, G., 2019. The ISO 9001:2015 quality management system standard: Companies’ drivers, benefits and barriers to its implementation. Quality Innovation Prosperity 23(2), 64-82 Link
  • Araújo, R., Santos, G., da Costa, J.B., Sá, J.C., 2019. The quality management system as a driver of organizational culture: An empirical study in the Portuguese textile industry. Quality Innovation Prosperity 23(1), 1-24 Link
  • Santos, G., Murmura, F., Bravi, L., 2019. Developing a model of vendor rating to manage quality in the supply chain. International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences 11(1), 34-52 Link
  • Oliveira, S.; Santos, G.; Costa, J. (2016) – The importance of quality in the consolidation of textile firms in the Minho region in Northern Portugal. International Journal of Engineering and Industrial Management. Issue 6, pp 87-106. Link
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International conferences
  • Maia, P., Felix, M. J. Santos, G., Dias, N. & Stilwell, G. (2019). Biological metaphors to construct a narrative in product design. Proceedings of M2D 2019 – Mechanical and Materials in Design. 8th International Conference, Bolonha, Itália.