The emergence of the fourth industrial revolution : an historical introduction to knowledge management and the innovation economy / Jon-Arild Johannessen.Material type: TextPublisher: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 1 online resource (x, 133 pages) ; cmContent type: Media type: Carrier type: ISBN: 9781789739930 (e-book)Other title: Emergence of the 4th industrial revolution [Portion of title]Subject(s): Technological innovations -- Economic aspects | Industrial revolution | Business & Economics -- Information Management | Knowledge managementAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 338.064 LOC classification: HC79.T4 | J64 2019Online resources: eBook-Emerald
Prelims -- The dominant logic in the emergence of the fourth industrial revolution -- Robots, informats, infostructures and informatization in the emergence of the fourth industrial revolution -- A new organizational logic in emergence of the fourth industrial revolution -- New structures for cooperation in the emergence of the fourth industrial revolution -- Knowledge workers in the emergence of the fourth industrial revolution -- Concepts -- Index.
The industrial revolution transformed society as we know it today. But in the last thirty years, there has been another industrial revolution, a technology revolution that has changed the world and given rise to an innovation economy that is changing the face of organizational logic.From leading knowledge management expert, Jon-Arild Johannessen, The Emergence of the Fourth Revolution: An Historical Introduction to Knowledge Management and the Innovation Economy explores how informats and infostructures are taking over from old technology infrastructures, and a new organizational logic is breaking out of these innovations. Johannessen suggests a new structure of cooperation, where global competence clusters and global innovation processes bring to light this changing economy. And, through these changes, Johannessen shows how the knowledge worker emerges to become the new working class of the fourth industrial revolution.For students in knowledge management and organizational studies, this is an unmissable text that explores the future of our economy, bringing to light the exciting new possibilities that these innovative revolutions have caused.
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