Automation, Innovation and Work The Impact of Technological, Economic, and Social Singularity
The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Business and Society Digital Transformation and the Rise of Platform Businesses
The Workplace of the Future The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the Precariat and the Death of Hierarchies
By Jon-Arild Johannessen, Helene Sætersdal
March 11, 2020
Artificial intelligence will not necessarily create a super-intelligent “human robot”; however, it is very probable that intelligent robots and intelligent informats will bring about a form of super-globalization, in which money and goods are prioritized over people and democracy and where the ...
By Abbas Strømmen-Bakhtiar, Evgueni Vinogradov
January 14, 2020
The emergence of new platform business models, notably the sharing economy, is impacting the economy in various ways, altering the structure of many industries, and raising a number of economic and political issues. This book investigates the widespread influence of the sharing economy on ...
By Anna Cabigiosu
November 01, 2019
Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) are becoming more and more relevant both for their innovative content and as innovation boosters for manufacturing firms and, with this scenario in mind, this book first offers an in-depth analysis of what innovation in KIBS is and its performance ...
By Eva Panetti
April 29, 2019
This book offers a comprehensive overview of the dynamics underpinning the successful performance of local innovation systems (LIS), that is, spatial concentration of innovation activities in specific geographical areas, characterized by the synergetic co-localization of research centers,...
By Tsutomu Harada
March 05, 2019
Existing literature looks at national innovation systems from the perspective of either "inside the black box" or "outside the black box". This is the first book that analyzes both the inside and outside of the black box using a general equilibrium framework. The book looks at what is outside the ...
By Jon-Arild Johannessen
October 09, 2018
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a global development that shows no signs of slowing down. In his book, The Workplace of the Future: The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the Precariat and the Death of Hierarchies, Jon-Arild Johannessen sets a chilling vision of how robots and artificial ...
By James Juniper
June 18, 2018
To properly understand the nature of the digital economy we need to investigate the phenomenon of a "ubiquitous computing system" (UCS). As defined by Robin Milner, this notion implies the following characteristics: (i) it will continually make decisions hitherto made by us; (ii) it will be vast, ...
By Jon-Arild Johannessen
May 16, 2018
The fourth industrial revolution is developing globally, with no geographical centre. It is also taking place at enormous speed. This development will shape the workplaces of the future, which will be entirely different from the workplaces created by the first, second and third industrial ...