Responsible, Sustainable, and Globally Aware Management in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, 1st Edition

  • Ziska Fields
  • Stefan Huesig
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1522576398
  • ISBN-13: 9781522576396
  • DDC: 658.4
  • 396 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Industry 4.0 is the first industrial revolution where technology and humans are very closely integrated. This has a profound effect on how the changes brought on by this revolution will impact managers and why it is critical for managers to be more responsible, more focused on sustainability, and more globally aware. This title focuses on responsible and sustainable management practices to better use innovative technologies and understand the impact of these technologies on business processes and the environment for organizational success. Featuring research on topics such as cognitive development, JointExpertise, artificial intelligence, green management, and more, this book is a vital reference source for business professionals and managers, scholars, practitioners, researchers, students, policymakers, non-profit organizations, and consultants seeking coverage on business sustainability.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage (ABSCA) Book Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Impact and Challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Responsible, Sustainable, and Globally Aware Management.
2: Digitization and Sustainability: Threats, Opportunities, and Trade-Offs.
3: Sustainable Implications of Industry 4.0.
4: Imagination and New Concepts to Solve Global Business, Innovation, and Sustainability Challenges.
5: The Overlooked Roots of Innovations: Exploring the Relevance of Imagination on Innovation Using Science Fiction.
6: Towards a Classification Framework for Concepts of Innovation for and From Emerging Markets.
7: Global Responsible and Sustainable Management Competencies to Drive Responsible and Sustainable Business Practices.
8: Marketing to Develop Environmental Sustainability, Awareness, and Action.
9: Sustainable Project Management.
10: Global Responsible Governance and Regulation of Digitalization and Potentially Disruptive Technologies.
11: Governance and Public Policy Challenges in Managing Disruptive and Innovative Technologies.
12: Blockchain Technology in International Trade in Goods.
13: Applications and Reflections of Innovative Technologies and Global Responsible and Sustainable Management.
14: Responsible and Sustainable Business Model Innovation in the Textile Industry: Exploring Approaches to Social Sustainability.
15: Factors Influencing Port Terminal Automation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A Case Study of Durban.
16: Environmental Performance in the Waste Management Industry of Africa: A Measure of Responsible Management.
17: Factors Inhibiting Green Supply Chain Management Initiatives in a South African Pharmaceutical Supply Chain.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.