The impact of new technology on society and workforce in production in the era of industry 4.0
CitationZafer, C., Vardarlier, P. (2019). The impact of new technology on society and workforce in production in the era of industry 4.0. Handbook of Research on Strategic Fit and Design in Business Ecosystems içinde (395-411. ss.). IGI Global. http://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-1125-1.ch017
The industrial revolution, which took place in the 20th century, is the first step of similar developments in the ongoing centuries. In the first steps of this century, the use of steam machines in production is the first steps of a more serial and systematic production structure. With the advancing developments up to the industrial revolution or Industry 4.0, a structure quite different from the initial stage was formed. In the most general sense, the Industry 4.0 structure, defined as the internet of objects, emerges with a more systematic and self-functioning structure discourse in its production activities, but its effects are not only related to production activities. As a matter of fact, the use of Industry 4.0 at the point reached, human resources, employment, social classes, communities, and so on. It is thought to be effective on the structures. In this context, in this study, the effects of the social impacts of these processes and the ways in which Industry 4.0 can create a social structure have been explained.