The Role of Cyber-Physical Systems in Human Societies: Systemic Principles of Organizational Management

  • Svetlana Ye. ShchepetovaEmail author
  • Olga A. Burukina
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 95)


The world of today has been facing an incredible variety of opportunities along with unseen before challenges and potential dangers, the latter rooted both in the unpredictable capabilities of IT and artificial intelligence and untamed human rivalry. The research methodology is qualitative, including discourse and content analysis, literature review and conceptual modelling, along with hypothesis testing and theoretical generalization. The paper unfolds the authors’ professional perception of the CPS integration in business organizations (primarily smart organizations) and highlights the challenges facing the mankind in the near future, including the danger of potential rivalry between humans and artificial intelligence within or beyond CPS. The paper offers the authors’ conceptual model of organizational management in the 21st century, based on systems approach and the notion of the CPS integration in business organizations in the near future and a ground for further discussion within the contemporary systemic paradigm and socio-economic cybernetics as its integral part.


Systemic paradigm Industry 4.0 Complex socio-economic and cyber-physical systems Socio-economic cybernetics Systemic principles of management and control 



The article has partially summed up the results of the research entitled “System attributes of the digital economy as an environment for the development of innovative processes in Russia” funded on the state order of the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Systems Analysis in Economy at the Financial University under the Government of the Russian FederationMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Department of Organisational CommunicationUniversity of VaasaVaasaFinland

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