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Organizational Agility in Industry 4.0: A Systematic Literature Review

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Faculty of Engineering Management, Poznan University of Technology, 60-965 Poznan, Poland
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Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad 17000, Pakistan
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Academic Editor: Manfred Max Bergman
Sustainability 2021, 13(15), 8272; https://doi.org/10.3390/su13158272
Received: 28 June 2021 / Revised: 18 July 2021 / Accepted: 19 July 2021 / Published: 23 July 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Lean Manufacturing Strategies and Energy Management for Industry 4.0)
Agility is the dynamic capability of an organization which helps it to manage a change and uncertainties in the environment. The purpose of this research is to review the literature from the perspective of agility in Industry 4.0. This paper systematically reviews 381 relevant articles from peer-reviewed academic journals in the period of the last five years. The results show that agility is important for an organization to adopt Industry 4.0 technologies as it helps companies to cope with the changes that arise along with the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies. Further, it also indicates that by adopting Industry 4.0 technologies, companies can significantly enhance their agility capability into various aspects with different technologies. The technologies which enhance the agility are: smart manufacturing, internet of things, cyber-physical system, big data and analytics and cloud computing. On the other hand, important aspects of agility include supply chain, workforce, information system, facilities, management, manufacturing and technology agility. View Full-Text
Keywords: Industry 4.0; agility; agile; organizational agility; I-4.0 ecosystem; environment Industry 4.0; agility; agile; organizational agility; I-4.0 ecosystem; environment
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