Industry 4.0: Principles, Effects and Challenges


Yilmaz Uygun (Editor)
Head of Logistics Engineering and Technologies Group, Study Program Chair MSc Supply Chain Management, Jacobs University Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Series: Manufacturing Technology Research
BISAC: TEC020000

Industry 4.0 will disrupt and change how we produce, do business, and live our lives. Related to manufacturing, the way products are produced will change radically not only within a company but also across companies. So, like any other revolution, the fourth industrial revolution will also produce winners and losers. Occupations, companies, and industries will die whereas new ones will emerge. So, companies need to adapt properly to those new technologies in order not to be pushed out of business.

This book makes a contribution to understand the developments related to Industry 4.0. Experienced and well-established authors came together to shed light on different but complementary topics to offer a holistic view on Industry 4.0. Here, the Industry 4.0 ecosystem, implications of Industry 4.0 on human workforce, technical challenges and application examples are addressed.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1. The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Industry 4.0
(Yilmaz Uygun, Logistics Engineering and Technologies Group, Jacobs University Bremen, Bremen, Germany)

Part II: Industry 4.0 Ecosystems

Chapter 2. The Fulfilment of “Industry 4.0” and “Impresa 4.0” Plans in Italy: First Results in a Territorial Perspective
(Aurelio Bruzzo, Chiara Montanari and Beatrice Orlando, Economics and Management Department, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy)

Chapter 3. An Assessment of the Potential Impact of “Industry 4.0” in Italian Manufacturing: Foundations for a Micro-Sector Analysis
(Giuseppe Capuano and Martina Capuano, Ministry of Economic Development, Rome, Italy, and others)

Chapter 4. Double Paradigm Change and New Economics Rules: Industry 4.0 Perspective
(Dragan Djuricin and Iva Vuksanovic Herceg, Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)

Chapter 5. Country Comparison Based on the Perception of Industry 4.0 Driving Forces and Barriers: Serbia and Hungary
(Lilla Hortovanyi, Iva Vuksanovic Herceg, Roland Zs. Szabo, Dragan Djuricin, and Vukasin Kuc, Corvinus University, Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, and others)

Part III: Organizational and Technical Challenges of Industry 4.0

Chapter 6. The Effects of Industry 4.0 on Employment – Current State of Research
(Sumaira Nosheen and Yilmaz Uygun, Logistics Engineering and Technologies Group, Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany)

Chapter 7. A Review of Reference Frameworks for the Implementation of Industry 4.0 in Smes Considering Cybersecurity Issues
(Nancy Velásquez Villagrán and Elsa Estevez, Faculty of Informatics, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina, and others)

Chapter 8. Business Intelligence Framework with Growth Projection Using Neural Networks
(Bruno Fernandes, Mateus Mendes, and Jorge Alexandre Almeida, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra – ISEC, Portugal)

Part IV: Industry 4.0 in Practice

Chapter 9. Digitalization Applications in Automotive Value Chains: Summary and Outlook
(Daniel Sommerfeld and Yilmaz Uygun, Logistics Engineering and Technologies Group, Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany)

Chapter 10. Industry 4.0: Adopted Technologies, Performance Outcomes and Good Practices: A Study among Suppliers of the Automotive Industry
(Francesco Arcidiacono and Florian Schupp, University of Catania, Catania, Italy, and Jacobs University Bremen, Bremen, Germany)


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