Influence of the type of organizations on their readiness for implementing Industry 4.0

Majid Ziaei Nafchi, Hana Mohelska

Many studies have been conducted about Industry 4.0 and also about readiness and maturity models. The available studies are mostly from the technological point of view. Nonetheless, the organizational culture dimension of Industry 4.0 has some importance and requires more attention. The goal of this paper is to find out if the type of an organization impacts the innovative culture and subsequently the readiness of the organization for implementing industry 4.0. Results confirm that in fact the innovative organizational culture according to the index of organizational culture does depend on the type of an organization, and therefore type of the organization affects the readiness of the organization for implementing Industry 4.0.