09 Feb 2022 18:00–20:00
Workshop on organizational tensions in Industry 4.0 implementation
Online workshop via Zoom
Referent*innen Prof. Guido Orzes; Prof. Philipp C. Sauer; Dr. Marcos Dieste
Datum 09 Feb 2022 18:00 - 20:00
Prof. Guido Orzes
While implementing Industry 4.0, organizational environments become more global, dynamic, andcompetitive, which is intensifying contradictory demands, i.e. tensions, withinfirms/organizations. In light of the resource and knowledge intensiveness of this often multi-year process, this interactive workshop aims to give insights into:
- the central tensions emerging andpersisting during the Industry 4.0 transformation of companies and
- how firms can address these tensions via a set of management actions.
The workshop will first overview the most important Industry 4.0 technologies and implementation barriers. Second, a brief description of the concept of organizational tensions will be given and various key insights about tensions and resolution strategies will be illustrated to the workshop participants.
Then, a framework including the main tensions in Industry 4.0 implementation will be presented. The workshop participants will discuss the organizational tensions identified from previous academic and empirical evidence.
Finally, after a brief introduction on the resolution strategies to transform Industry4.0 organizational tensions into manageable situations, the participants willdiscuss the topic considering their practical experiences and applicationscenarios.
18.00 – 18.15 Opening speech and introductionto Industry 4.0 – Prof. Guido Orzes, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
18.15 – 18.30 Introduction to organizationaltensions – Prof. Philipp C. Sauer,University of Strasbourg
18.30 – 19.00 A framework to depictIndustry 4.0 organizational tensions and resolution strategies – Dr. MarcosDieste, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
19.00 – 19.45 Discussion and comments on the frameworkand resolution strategies to organizational tensions
19.45 – 20.00 Closing remarks and take-homemessages – Prof. Guido Orzes, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
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