Introduction to Part 5: Competences for Smart Production

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This chapter introduces Part 5 in the book and turns focus towards the competences needed for smart production. The line of reasoning presented here, is that I4.0 poses a significant challenge for the development of new systemic competences in the organizations. This topic is address through five chapters which demonstrate the types of competences needed, how competences are developed and which approaches for competence development are particularly suitable in the SME context in relation to Industry 4.0
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Future of Smart Production for SMEs : A methodological and practical approach towards digitalization in SMEs
Number of pages5
Publication date2023
ISBN (Print)978-3-031-15427-0
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-031-15428-7
Publication statusPublished - 2023


  • Competences
  • Digital transformation
  • I4.0
  • Learning

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