Empowering employees in industrial organizations with IoT in their daily operations

We present a framework on how to empower employees with Internet of Things

Felix Sievers

2021

Scholarcy highlights

  • We present a framework on how to empower employees with Internet of Things
  • The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the connections between IoT and the employee perspective by revealing how IoT as an object-centric information and communication technology can structurally empower workers of companies in industry
  • We use data from interviews, observations and company documents to create problem and activity scenarios, and we evaluate the latter with quantitative data
  • Drawing on previous models of individual-centric ICT, we present a framework for empowering employees with object-centric ICT
  • The framework provides practical recommendations for empowering industrial employees with object-centric ICT, thereby underlining the importance of empowering employees with IoT instead of allowing them to feel dominated by autonomous objects
  • The framework provides practical recommendations for empowering industrial employees with object-centric information and communication technology, thereby underlining the importance of empowering employees with Internet of Things instead of allowing them to feel dominated by autonomous objects

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