automation

Brandao Moniz, António. "Aspects sociaux de l’automation: le cas des défis organisationnelles de la robotisation en industrie." In Workshop “L’industrie du futur”. Metz: EINSAM Metz, 2019.
Brandao Moniz, António. "Occupation safety in automated environments: needs and consequences." In International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2019). Guimarães: University of Minho, 2019.programa-sho2019-bw-para-a5_vnc-1.pdf
Krings, Bettina-Johanna, António B. Moniz, and Philipp Frey. "Technology as enabler of the automation of work? Current societal challenges for a future perspective of work." Revista Brasileira de Sociologia 9 (2021): 206-229. Abstract806-1705-1-pb_revbrassociologia.pdfWebsite

Due to the innovative possibilities of digital technologies, the issue of increasing automation is once again on the agenda – and not only in the industry, but also in other branches and sectors of contemporary societies. Although public and scientific discussions about automation seem to raise relevant questions of the “old” debate, such as the replacement of human labor by introducing new technologies, the authors focus here on the new contextual quality of these questions. The debate should rethink the relationship between technology and work with regard to quantitative and qualitative changes in work. In this article, our example will be the introduction of automation in industry, which has been reflected in the widely recognized study by Frey and Osborne in 2013. They estimated the expected impacts of future computerization on US labor market outcomes as very high, specifically regarding the number of jobs at risk. Surprisingly, this study was the starting point of an intensive international debate on the impact of technologies on the future of work and the role of technological change in working environments. Thus, according to the authors, “old” questions remain important, but they should be reinterpreted for “new” societal demands and expectations of future models of work.

SOLSTICE

Sodium-Zinc molten salt batteries for low-cost stationary storage
European Project H2020-LC-BAT-2019-2020 - 963599
Coord. Helmholtz Zentrum Dresden (DE)
Outras instituições: UNINOVA (PT), SINTEF (NO), EMF (CH), CIEMAT (ES), DLR (DE), NTNU (NO), Politecnico Torino (IT), Quantis (CH), SensiChips (IT), FZSonick (CH), Imperial College (UK)

Metalworkers 4.0

Metalworkers 4.0 – high skills of employees as a measure for high adaptability of enterprises to technological changes.

Project co-financed by the European Union.

Grant agreement number: UDA-POWR.04.03.00-00-0117/18-00

webpage: https://metalowcy.eu/en/project/

Sustainable human resource management in the context of emerging technologies

ISM University of Economics and Management, Vilnius (Lithuania)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe (Germany)

(09.3.3-LMT-K-712-01-0156) https://www.ism.lt/en/rcl-sustainable-human-resource-management-context-emerging-technologies-0933-lmt-k-712-01-0156

Work and technology (KIT)

Since industrialization, the relationship between technical change and labor structures has been highly complex, and is still being discussed and interpreted today. The works of Karl Marx and other economists who have studied the conditions of industrial labor under the influence of mechanical engineering still have a great influence on the debate about the effects of technology on work structures.