Understanding Industry 4.0: AI, the Internet of Things, and the Future of Work

Bruno S. Sergi
Harvard University, USA

Elena G. Popkova
Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Aleksei V. Bogoviz
National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Russia

Tatiana N. Litvinova
Volgograd State Agrarian University, Russia


Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781789733129
Published:
02 Sep 2019
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
248 pages - 152 x 229mm
Everywhere you look, there are signs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. R&D on leading digital technologies is conducted around the world, exploring novel technologies aimed at cyber-physical systems, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, 3D Printing, Virtual Reality, AI, and many more. With these rapid changes in technology comes social evolution and the potential for future social crises.  
Understanding Industry 4.0: AI, the Internet of Things, and the Future of Work looks to determine the most probable oncoming changes in key areas of the economy, to highlight the most important professions of the future, and to offer recommendations for their correct selection and successful mastering. Including sections on careers in education, medicine, R&D, and agriculture, among others, economics experts Bruno S. Sergi, Elena G. Popkova, Aleksei V. Bogoviz, and Tatiana N. Litvinova explore the vastly changing modern workplace and offer a guide to navigating through and adapting to this evolution.  
For researchers and students of management, economics, and business, this is an unmissable exploration of the new frontier of Industry 4.0.
Introduction 
Part I: Overview of Future Professions in Industry 
1. Outlines of the Context for Industry 4.0 
2. Future Professions in Industry 
3. Map of Competences for Representatives of the Future Professions in Industry 
Part II: Future Professions in Agriculture 
4. Future Outlines of Agriculture in the Agro-Industrial Complex 4.0 
5. Future Professions in Agriculture 
6. Map of Competences for Representatives of Future Professions in Agriculture 
Part III: Future Professions in Medicine 
7. Future Outlines of Medicine at the Threshold of a Genetic Revolution 
8. Future Professions in Medicine 
9. Map of Competences for Representatives of Future Professions in Medicine 
Part IV: Future Planned Professions in Education 
10. Future Outlines of Education in the Information Economy Age 
11. Future Professions in Education 
12. Map of Competences for Representatives of Future Professions in Education 
Part V: Expected Professions in Body Care and Fitness 
13. Future Outlines of Body Care and Fitness 
14. Future Professions in Body Care and Fitness 
15. The Map of Competences for Representatives of Future Professions in Body Care and Fitness 
Part VI: The Key Future Professions in R&D 
16. Future Outlines of R&D in the Context of the Formation of the Innovation Economy 
17. Future Professions in R&D 
18. The Map of Competences for Representatives of Future Professions in R&D 
Part VII: Perspectives on Future Professions in Transport and Communications 
19. Future Outlines in Transport and Communications amid the Revolution in Information and Communication technologies 
20. Future Professions in Transport and Communications 
21. The Map of Competences for Representatives of Future Professions in Transport and Communications 
Part VIII: Recommendations for Successful Modern Workers 
22. Common Characteristics and Competences that are Necessary for All Future Professions 
23. The Concept of Lifelong Learning as the Basis for Mastering Future Professions 
24. A Perspective Algorithm for the Selection and Mastering of Future Professions 
25. The Model of State Management of the Processes for Selection and Mastering of Future Professions 
Conclusion
Bruno S. Sergi is an instructor at Harvard University and an Associate of the Harvard's Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. He is the Series Editor of Cambridge Elements in the Economics of Emerging Markets
Elena G. Popkova is a leading researcher at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, Russia. 
Aleksei V. Bogoviz is a Professor at National Research University "Higher School of Economics", Moscow, Russia. 
Tatiana N. Litvinova is an Associate Professor of the Department Economics, Volgograd State Agrarian University, Volgograd, Russia.

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