ICT Adoption and Organizational Change. An Innovative Training System on Industrial Automation Systems for enhancing competitiveness of SMEs

Casalino, Nunzio and Ciarlo, Marisa and De Marco, Marco and Gatti, Mauro (2012) ICT Adoption and Organizational Change. An Innovative Training System on Industrial Automation Systems for enhancing competitiveness of SMEs. In: 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - ICEIS 2012, 28-30 giugno 2012, Wroclaw Poland.

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The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the benefits of on-line training on automation and innovation fields and try to explain their organizational impact on small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). Besides it tries to understand what are the main barriers for SMEs with respect to the realisation of their innovative potential and their capacity to improve internal processes by ICT adoption and organizational change. They are becoming particularly important for achieving greater productivity, lower operational costs, and higher revenues (usually characterized by reduced access to external finance, unavailability of wider distribution channels, low internationalization, etc.). The purpose of the paper is also to synthetize the experience done and the benefits of e-learning and of a specific online environment in the training process in this field. The project provides training contents to enhance participants background and some innovative simulations to improve knowledge of employees on industrial automation systems.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research documents and activity classification: Conference Items > International Conferences > Invited Submissions
Divisions: Department of Business and Management
Additional Information: ISBN 978-989-8565-11-2
Uncontrolled Keywords: Business Organization, Human Resource Management, Business Information Systems, Innovation, utomation and Innovation in SME, Change Management, Learning Organization, ICT Adoption
MIUR Scientific Area: Area 13 - Economics and Statistics > SECS-P/10 Business Organisation
Deposited by: Nunzio Casalino
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2015 06:45
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2015 06:45
URI: http://eprints.luiss.it/id/eprint/1391

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