volume 25, issue 3, P174-184 2017
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-05-2017-0028
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Roger Strange, Antonella Zucchella

Abstract: Structured AbstractPurpose: The paper aims to provide an assessment of how the widespread adoption of new digital technologies (i.e. the internet of things, big data and analytics, robotic systems, and additive manufacturing) might affect the location and organisation of activities within global value chains (GVCs).Approach: The approach in this paper is to review various sources about the potential adoption and impact of the new digital technologies (commonly known collectively as Industry 4.0), to contrast …

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