A Conceptual Framework for Developing a Customized I 4.0 Education Scale: An Exploratory Research

  • Yunus KaymazEmail author
  • İnanç Kabasakal
  • Ural Gökay Çiçekli
  • Murat Kocamaz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


The fourth industrial revolution proposes digitization and networking by providing more productive, intelligent, controllable, and transparent factory environment. Although organizations have increasing attention to such a paradigm, changes in production and automation technologies led organizations to consider various areas. The necessity of individual qualifications and skills will eventually require more qualified managers. Furthermore, in a high technological environment which requires expertise on new materials, machines and information need more skilled labour. The increased complexity of workspaces eventually resulted in a need for a high level of education for the employees. The presented study contributes to research by providing a framework to structure an education scale in the context of Industry 4.0. Preliminary work for an I 4.0 education scale through an extensive literature review and academic reviews were provided.


Industry 4.0 Employment qualification Production technologies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yunus Kaymaz
    • 1
    Email author
  • İnanç Kabasakal
    • 1
  • Ural Gökay Çiçekli
    • 1
  • Murat Kocamaz
    • 1
  1. 1.Business AdministrationEge UniversityBornovaTurkey

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