Educação & Sociedade
versão impressa ISSN 0101-7330
ARANHA, Antônia Vitória Soares. Professional training in an automotive industrial company: attraction, globalization and standardization. Educ. Soc. [online]. 2003, vol.24, n.82, pp. 133-158. ISSN 0101-7330. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-73302003000100006.
Fundamentally based on empirical data and documentary research, this paper aims at analyzing the professional training given in an automotive industrial company settled in Minas Gerais (Brazil). It tries to situate this activity within the general frame of changes and aims this manufacturer and the International Group to which it belongs have been implementing on an international scale, such as "Rationalized Plant" and the building up of a "Net Company", among others. Grounded on the analysis of interviews, pedagogic resources and company documentation, it concludes a harmonizing processes exists and occurs within both the company and this international group with regard to their aims and the training given. Although not always in evidence, such syntony, continuously permeates the company's training process as a whole.
Palavras-chave : Professional training; Qualification; Competences; Rationalization; Automotive industrial company.