Manager’s Maturity as a Derivative of Competencies and Dynamic Capabilities—Vivisection in the Context of Industry 4.0

  • Przemysław NiewiadomskiEmail author
  • Natalia Pawlak
  • Anabela Carvalho Alves
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The role and importance of management staff is very important in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. A high-quality production environment will require mature management staff with experience in working with new technologies, machines, and, especially, data and information. The undertaken research indicates that both in terms of theory and practice of management, there are many unresolved issues concerning the measurement of maturity of a manager. Given the above, it was recognized as justified in this chapter to contrive and implement an assessment method in practice. The fundamental purpose of the chapter is attempted assessment of maturity of managers in manufacturing companies operating in the agricultural machinery sector being an answer to the upcoming Fourth Industrial Revolution identified as a concept regarding the use of automation and processing and exchange of data as well as implementation of various new technologies enabling to create the so-called cyber-physical systems and change of the methods of manufacturing.


Manager’s maturity Industry 4.0 Dynamic competences Cyber-physical systems Management staff 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Przemysław Niewiadomski
    • 1
    Email author
  • Natalia Pawlak
    • 2
  • Anabela Carvalho Alves
    • 3
  1. 1.Uniwersytet ZielonogórskiZielona GóraPoland
  2. 2.Poznan University of TechnologyPoznanPoland
  3. 3.School of EngineeringUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal

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