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Organizational Learning in Industry 4.0
Organizational Learning in Industry 4.0

Author(s): Regina Lenart-Gansiniec
Subject(s): Business Economy / Management, Sociology, ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Wydziału Zarządzania Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Industry 4.0; Industry 4.0 implementation; learning organization; Industry 4.0 challenges

Summary/Abstract: Globalisation and the scarcity of resources have contributed to the need to implement and meet highercustomer expectations while reducing the number of employees, the workload, and resource depletion.This situation initiated Industry 4.0, the foundation of which is the implementation and dissemination ofmodern technologies related to process autonomization, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things.They are to contribute to improvements in terms of increased efficiency, decision-making, as well as thecreation and maintaining of competitive advantage. Changes in the field of robotics, artificial intelligence,and automation technologies indicate that with the growth of their importance and implementation inorganisations, changes need to be introduced in the management of organisations, particularly in thecontext of organisational processes that form the basis for making knowledge-based decisions. Thisarticle’s aim is to identify the meaning of organisational learning for Industry 4.0 implementation. Forthe purpose of the article, a literature analysis was carried out using the method of systematic literaturereview. A model on organizational learning within the Industry 4.0 was proposed. The results of analysesshow that organisational learning is strictly related to Industry 4.0, as it stimulates the development,acquisition, transformation, and use of new knowledge, which is, in turn, crucial for the implementationof Industry 4.0. The article also proposes guidelines for management practitioners who may considerthe introduction of Industry 4.0 tools into work as a challenge.

  • Issue Year: 17/2019
  • Issue No: 2 (82)
  • Page Range: 96-108
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: English, Polish