Imagination, Creativity, and Responsible Management in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, 1st Edition

  • Ziska Fields
  • Julien Bucher
  • Anja Weller
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1522591893
  • ISBN-13: 9781522591894
  • DDC: 658.408
  • 333 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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In the Fourth Industrial Revolution, people are concerned about the potential benefits and risks of digital technology and its impact, including the extent, implementation, and effect digital transformation has on their privacy, jobs, and welfare. Business managers will be expected to navigate organizations and employees through this unknown territory. This essential multidisciplinary reference source examines imagination, creativity, and responsible management practices and their application to the development and use of innovative technologies. It clarifies the importance of continuously developing cognitive skills and remaining responsible and accountable in the new digital era. Topics include modes of interaction, cognitive skills and creative tools to shape the future of work, and knowledge sharing. For managers, leaders, decision makers, directors, executives, engineers, entrepreneurs, IT specialists, academics, researchers, students, consultants, and industry professionals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Advances in Logistics, Operations, and Management Science (ALOMS) Book Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
2: Imagination in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
3: On the Principles of Imagination and Creativity: Philosophy, Neuroscience, and the 4IR.
4: The Imaginary Structure of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
5: From the Visual Turn to Turned Up Visuality: Modes of Interaction in the Digitalized Era and Ways to Utilize Them.
6: Creativity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
7: Is an Artist a Better Scientist? An Empirical Analysis on the Impact That Artistic Activity Has on a Scientist’s Achievement.
8: Cognitive Skills Development at Higher Educational Level in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A Case for Creativity.
9: SMEs in the 4th Industrial Revolution: Creative Tools to Attract Talents and Shape the Future of Working.
10: Knowledge Sharing and Creation in Virtual Teams: An Integrated Framework Based on Distributed Cognition Theory and Transactive Memory Systems.
11: Knowledge Management and the Digital Native Enterprise.
12: Responsible Management in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
13: Ecological Crisis, Sociality, and the Digital (Self-)Management.
14: Through Harmonization of National Technical Regulations to More Sustainability in Engineering Business: How to Stay Compliant, Efficient, and Sustainable in International Engineering Business.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.