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Title: Exploring industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing concepts
Authors: Papadopoulos, T.
Spanaki, Konstantina
Keywords: Cyber-physical systems
Smart manufacturing
Innovation diffusion
Case scenarios
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: British Academy of Management
Citation: PAPADOPOULOS, T. and SPANAKI, K., 2017. Exploring industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing concepts. Presented at the British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Warwick, UK, 5th-7th September 2017.
Abstract: The last decade, manufacturing disruption is triggered mainly by the increasing role of data and technology in the production processes. Cyber-physical systems, Internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, analytics as well as data exchange between actors and processes have transformed the manufacturing landscape. Building on the theoretical foundations of Diffusion of Innovations (DOI) we explore the smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0 concepts through a literature review and case scenarios. The purpose of this research is to explore the literature around these concepts and how they were developed and outline the innovation perspective around them. To achieve this, we conduct a literature review and we conclude the study by developing a set of case scenarios, research propositions and an agenda for future research.
Description: This conference paper is closed access.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/26591
Publisher Link: https://www.bam.ac.uk/
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