The key role of the Leader 4.0
The technical consequences of Industrie 4.0 are distinct: Product development, manufacturing, logistics and even the clients are being intelligently linked by state-of-the-art information and communication technology. Yet, what are the implications of these technological changes for the leaders of manufacturing companies? What are the characteristics of the Leader 4.0 who navigates the organization through the fourth industrial revolution, profoundly influencing the success or failure of respective initiatives? Together with researchers and expert from the manufacturing sector, we have investigated the topic of leadership in the context of Industrie 4.0.
Also read the German study: Chef 4.0 - Führen im Kontext der industriellen Revolution