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10.04.2019 At this year's ninth Conference on Learning Factories at TU Braunschweig (March 26-28), Anna Conrad from the Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM presented an interdisciplinary seminar concept for the training of doctoral candidates in various disciplines. In cooperation with the LPS Learning and Research Factory, this concept offers doctoral students the opportunity to further qualify in the context of Industry 4.0 and the related changes in the world of work. More than 100 participants from all over the world exchanged views on new research results, didactic concepts or technology applications in learning factories at the conference. Presentation as pdf
   
10.04.2019 On March 18, 2019, the Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM took part in the Ruhr Conference - thematic forum "Future Value Work": developing ideas and strategies for the future of work.
At the "thyssenkrupp Quartier" in Essen, Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel presented the concept of the LPS learning factory of the Ruhr University Bochum and spoke about potentials of the university and further education for the Ruhr Area.
   
08.04.2019 At the Spring Conference of the DGS Working and Industrial Sociology section: "Work (s) - Structural Break: Addressing Structural Breaks in Regional Working Environments" Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel gave a lecture on "The Design of Industrial Restructuring Processes through Active Works Council Management" on April 5, 2019 in Nürnberg, more:
   
01.04.2019 On March 29, Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel presented The Palgrave Handbook of Workers 'Participation at Plant Level (Berger / Pries / Wannöffel eds.) at the" XIV Global Labor University Conference" at the University of Economics and Law in Berlin. Program and presentation as pdf
   
19.03.2019 On June 12 - 13, 2019, the Chair of Production Systems, the Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM and the IG Metall trade union offer the MES practice workshop: Opportunities for the Works Council to introduce Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). The workshop will take place in the Learning Factory of the Chair of Production Systems of the Ruhr-University Bochum.
Target group: Works councils who have already had contact with MES or will have it in the foreseeable future
Registration until 10.05.2019
   
07.03.2019 Tagung "Gestaltwandel von Arbeit – Wandel von Arbeit gestalten: Umbrüche, Instrumente und Akteure in digitalen Zeiten" eine gemeinsame Veranstaltung von Netzwerk Arbeitsforschung NRW und Digitalisierung von Arbeit.
zum Thema Implementation und Weiterentwicklung digitaler Techniken wird Prof. Dr. Dieter Kreimeier gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel an der Podiumsdiskussion mit einen Beitrag zum Thema Lernfabriken teilnehmen. Das Programm finden Sie hier. Die kostenlose Tagung findet statt am 9. Mai 2019 - 9.30 - 19.00 Uhr im Townhouse Düsseldorf
Online-Anmeldung bis zum 24. April 2019
Conference "Shape changing of Work - Shaping Change from Work: Changes, Instruments and Actors in Digital Times" is a joint event of Netzwerk Arbeitsforschung NRW and Digitalisierung von Arbeit. On the topic of implementation and further development of digital techniques Prof. Dr. Dieter Kreimeier will participate together with Prof. Dr. med. Manfred Wannöffel in the panel discussion with a contribution to the subject of learning factories. The program can be found here. The free conference will take place on 9 May 2019 - 9.30 am - 7 pm in the Townhouse Düsseldorf
Online registration until April 24, 2019                        
   
06.03.2019 Closing event "Work and Innovation" at IG Metall in Frankfurt
From the January 31 until January 1, the transdisciplinary project "Work and Innovation: Strengthening Competences, Shaping the Future" was concluded with a festive event after a total of three years in Frankfurt am Main. More than 200 former participants, education co-ordinators, the IG Metall project team and high-ranking political, trade union and academic representatives met at IG Metall headquarters to look back at the project and discuss the transfer of the gained knowledge to the future. Selected companies had the opportunity to present their implementation projects. Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel and Anna Conrad from the Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM and Prof. Dr.  Dieter Kreimeier and Henning Oberc from the Chair of Production Systems were invited as discussants and guests. Manfred Wannöffel spoke at the podium discussion with Irene Schulz (board member of IG Metall) and Dr. Rudolf Luz (FB-Head of Operational Policy) on the ongoing relevance of the cooperation agreement, the importance of work-related content in the further education of works councils and the special role that the learning factory of the Chair of Production Systems of the RUB will continue to play in the future.
   
04.03.2019 As part of the Open Day of the Ruhr-University Bochum on March 22, 2019, Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel gave a lecture for prospective students on "Digitalization of working environments - how we will work in the future". Time: 11:45 - 12:15 - Location: GD 04/520
More information about the open day, see: https://studium.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/de/tag-der-offenen-tuer-2019-willkommen
   
04.03.2019 On February 27, 2019, Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel gave a lecture at the 3rd coordination meeting of the joint project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research on human-robot cooperation on the status of the subproject "Co-determination aspects including the representation of the interests of employees", presentation as pdf
   
04.03.2019 SODITREC - Social Dialogue in the Transforming Economy
On June 1, 2019, the transdisciplinary, European cooperative project "SODITREC - Social Dialogue in the Transforming Economy" starts. In addition to the Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM, the project partners include universities from Spain, England, Poland and Romania. This diversity of the two-year research project makes a significant contribution to a better understanding of European social dialogue, with regard to transformation processes in highly relevant EU companies - especially from the automotive and steel industries. The first phases of the EU project will be discussed in July together with the project partners and the partner organizations ETUI and Industry. All partners will gather at the kick-off meeting at the University of Oviedo.
   
04.03.2019
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Further education - work and co-determination 4.0
In April 2019, the further education program, which is aimed at doctoral candidates, postdocs and students in the final phase, begins.
Registration until 17.03.2019 - more information and module descriptions
   
24.01.2019 New Release: The Palgrave Handbook of Workers' Participation at Plant Level
Together with Prof. Dr. Stefan Berger (Institute of Social Movements / Foundation History of the Ruhr Area) and Prof. Dr. Ludger Pries (Chair of Sociology / Organization, Migration and Co-Determination,) Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel of the Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM has published a handbook on corporate participation and employee participation from a global perspective. The 620-page handbook The Palgrave Handbook of Workers' Participation at Plant Level is now published by the Palgrave Macmillan Publishing House (New York). It includes both historical and conceptual contributions as well as over 20 country chapters by renowned authors worldwide, which deal with fundamental and future trends of participation and employee participation from a national perspective in the context of economic globalization and the digitization of working environments. The creation of the manual was supported by the Friedrich-Ebert and the Hans.Böckler Foundation, see: https: //www.palgrave. co m / us / book / 9781137481917
   
12.12.2018 Newsletter of the Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM – 02/2018
   
11.12.2018 From November 27-29, 2018, a study trip with the international partners from the SUNI project took place in Bochum. The three-day exchange with Italian, Spanish and Swedish scientists and trade unionists was organized by the Office of Cooperation RUB / IGM with the aim of presenting trade union strategies and projects for shaping industrial production work in Germany. In addition to a visit to the LPS learning factory in Bochum and a factory tour of the coking plant Schwelgern in Duisburg, the projects Work and Innovation (Arbeit und Innovation) and Work 2020 (Arbeit 2020) were presented and the gained experiences were discussed with the European guests within the framework of a panel of experts. Further information on the SUNI project can be found on the project website (http://suniproject.adapt.it).
   
11.12.2018 Successful conclusion of the project Adaption
On November 26-27, the final milestone of the project Adaption funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research took place. Scientists and users presented the results of the successful project, including the Office of Cooperation RUB / IGM.  In next spring, the results will be made available to the wider public in an anthology. At the center of the project was the maturity-based migration to Industry 4.0 in the company. The Office of Cooperation RUB / IGM was involved in the topics of employee participation, in digitization solutions and their acceptance in the workforce, and worked out solutions for the successful participation of employees in implementation processes of digitization projects. Final presentation of LPS, GAS and TuDo as pdf
   
03.12.2018 Article ‘Engineering education and digitization - New profession in the concept of learning in the learning factory ‘ by Bernd Kaßebaum and Manfred Wannöffel in collaboration with Tim Harbecke (Office of Cooperation RUB / IGM), published in Dobischat et al. (Ed.), Bildung 2.1 für Arbeit 4.0?, Bildung und Arbeit 6, Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, a part of Springer Nature 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-23373-0Article as pdf
   
29.11.2018 Within the framework of an event organized by the Department of Education of the Industrial Union of Mining, Chemistry and Energy, Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel presented the transdisciplinary concept the Office of Cooperation RUB / IGM on November 27, 2018, in Bad Münder. The main topics of the discussion were the expansion of cooperation with the IG BCE, in particular with the Adolf-Schmidt-Bildungszentrum Haltern am See in 2019. Presentation as pdf
   
29.11.2018 At invitation of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel presented concepts and activities of the DGB trade unions on the topic of ‘organizing’ on November 22-23 in Sao Paulo (Foto) . The focus was on the project ‘Work and Innovation’, which the Industrial Metal Union conducted in cooperation with the Ruhr-University Bochum. - more
   
21.11.2018 In October 2018 Dr. Gernot Mühge, an employee of the Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU, was awarded with the Science Prize of the Foundation ‘Education and Employment’ for his dissertation on the topic: "How the company’s internal employment exchange prevents job lossest". Gernot Mühge demonstrated in his dissertation, that the instrument works. If the internal power play succeeds. See the press release of the Ruhr-University in Bochum
   
14.11.2018 On November 15, 2018 Prof Dr. Manfred Wannöffel will participate at the international conference „Scene and Screen Cultural Representations of the Industrial Past “ of the partner university Oviedo in Gijón, see program. The lecture is about the memory of labour cultures in the Ruhr Area. 
Lecture as pdf.
   
13.11.2018 From November 6-8 the Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU was represented at the German Work Council Day 2018 and presented together with the Department of Production Systems the learning factories’ concept and the collaborative project “Work + Innovation: Strengthening Skills - Shaping the Future” at the IMU booth to interested work councils and political representatives.
   
13.11.2018 Day of Participation at the Bauhaus University in Weimar For the first time the “Day of Participation” took place at Bauhaus university in Weimar on November 8. It was about opportunities for participation for all interest groups of the university with the focus on open communication. In this context “the Guiding Principle Democratic and Social University” of the Hans-Böckler-Foundation was presented and discussed by the Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU.
Lecture as pdf
   
05.11.2018 "Participation and Democracy in working environments“. In this article – published in the journal “Political education” 3/2018 – Tim Harbecke, Günter Schneider and Manfred Wannöffel explain goals of the teaching collaboration between the Ruhr-University in Bochum and Work and Life NRW in the context of the master program „Management and Regulation of Work, Economy and Organization“ (MaRAWO) from the Faculty of Social Science. Article as pdf
   
30.10.2018 On October 30-31, 2018 first results of the project "Work and Innovation" were presented to a broad audience at the IMU transformation congress in the congress center in Bonn. The publication "TO SHAPE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION" (Author Dr. Gernot Mühge)includes operational, good practical examples on how work councils and employees can actively codesign changing processes in their companies. The brochure can be found here
   
29.10.2018 The consultation hour of Prof. Dr. Wannöffel is cancelled on October 30, 2018.
   
29.10.2018 The results of the country-specific research paper on strategies of trade unions for the (Co-)design of industry 4.0 from the transdisciplinary project SUNI – Smart Unions for New Industry, were now summarized and published in a cross-country report by our Italian project partners. The results can be seen on the homepage of the project (http://suniproject.adapt.it).
   
24.10.2018 Cafeteria-System Method components offer from the Faculty of Social Science during fall semester 2018/19
On January 18, 2019 – 2.15 pm- 5 pm – GD E1/236 Lecture by Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel
Transdisciplinary research on the digitalization of work environment: Concept – Methods – empirical results - 
Registration via CampusOffice
Contact: cafeteria-system@sowi.rub.de
Current programm
   
15.10.2018 The consultation hour of Prof. Dr. Wannöffel is cancelled on June 19, 2018.
   
11.10.2018 International conference on cultures of remembrance 
on October 19, 2018 in Barcelona. At this conference Prof. Wannöffel gave a lecture on the Ruhr area.
Program and lecture
   
11.10.2018 Industry 4.0: Codeterminate - Codesign (IMit²) 
In the context of the second conference on digital production at the Rhine-Waal University on October 10, 2018 the central results of the successfully completed project Industry 4.0: Codeterminate - Codesign (IMit²) were presented. This joint project of the Department of Production System, the Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU and the Institute for Information Management Bremen GmbH has analyzed the changes of work environment in the dimensions of technology, organization and staff due to the progressive digitalization. The data was based on information from executives, working councils and employees from 51 north-Rhine-Westphalian industrial corporations.
Lecture by Marvin Schäfer
Here you can find the presentations as well as poster of the accompanying exhibition 
   
01.10.2018 In collaboration between the Ruhr-University in Bochum and the educational center of IMU in Sprockhövel the certificate study for work councils "Digital Transformation – Codetermination – Co-design" is offered. It starts in September 2019 and involves nine modules. The participants receive a certificate with Credit Points of the Ruhr-University Bochum after a successful completion. More
You can find the complete educational program of IMU here.
   
01.10.2018 Work + Innovation – The seminar concept of the learning factory in Bochum -
The seminar concept of the learning factory in Bochum is a product of the project “Work and Innovation +> Strengthening Skills, Shaping the Future”( A+I) of IMU in cooperation with the Ruhr-University in Bochum. Aim of the projects which are supported by the European Social Fund for Germany (ESF) and the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) is to qualify operational experts in Work 4.0. Here you can find the publication as a pdf
   
25.09.2018 On occasion of the 9th BilRess-Networking conference on the topic "Learning and teaching in learning laboratories and learning factories – practical ways of building up resources“, which took place on September 18, 2018 at the technical university Mittelhessen in Friedberg/Frankfurt, Andrea Bianchi-Weinand presented the project "Learning factories in universities“which is funded by the Hans-Böckler-Foundation and carried out by the Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU together with the Department for Production Systems and the Chair of Sociology, Work and economy.
   
25.09.2018 LABOR.A 2018 platform “Work of the Future” event of the Hans-Boeckler-Foundation on September 13, 2018 in Berlin under the slogan ‘Meet the expert on the market of possibilities’ Prof. Wannöffel gave a lecture on the subject of "Codetermination and co-design in the industry 4.0" - and shared the research findings of a survey with employees, work councils and CEOs of north rhine-westphalian industrial companies.
Program

Here you can find the presentation
The article was published in the journal Codetermination of the Hans-Böckler Foundation
   
19.09.2018 From September 12-14, 2018, the first trainings for full-timers of the IMU took place in the learning factory of the department of production systems at the RUB. The training with the heading “Digitalization and work design in practice – labor political learning factory” originated from the collaborative project “Work and Innovation: Strengthening Skills, Shaping the Future” and was imbedded into the educational program of the IMU for the first time. Beside members of work councils and employers’ representatives, full-timers should be educated prospectively as multipliers in the area of industry 4.0, networking and digitalization and be sensitized for their impact on the working environment.
   
30.08.2018
Continuing studies – Work and codetermination 4.0
In December 2018, the further education course begins, which is addressed at PhD students and Postoc’s.
Closing date for applications: October 1, 2018 - more information and description of modules
   
19.07.2018 The consultation hour of Prof. Wannöffel takes place on
July 31, September 11, and October 9, 2018 - from noon to 1:00 pm
   
10.07.2018 Newsletter of the Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU - 01/2018
   
10.07.2018 New release "Learning to shape Industry 4.0 – Using learning factories for the work of trade unions"
Research collaboration with the department “future of work” of IMU director’s board – assistance for the design of unionist educational work Brochure as pdf
   
10.07.2018 Annual report 2017 of the Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU
   
28.06.2018 Continuing Studies: Innovation through codetermination
7th season of continuing studies for work councils: The Industrial Metal Union, the Academy of the Ruhr-University Bochum, the Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU and the DGB-Bildungswerk NRW present another year of continuing studies for work councils. – Start September 27, 2018 – closing date for applications July 31, 2018 - Schedule/Application
   
28.06.2018 “Participation-oriented design of Industry 4-0 – Introductions” Authors: Kathrin Filipiak, Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU - Dr. Jörg Abel, TU Dortmund
Article published in ifaa / operational practice & Labor Research Institute for Applied Labor Science e.V. 233 – 2018
Article as pdf
   
28.06.2018 Industry 4.0 – Codeterminate, Codesign (IMit²)
In the context of IMit², a collaborative project of the Department of Production Systems, the Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU and the Institute for Information Management Bremen GmbH, managers, employees and work councils from 51 north-Rhine-Westphalian industrial corporations were consulted regarding past and expected changes in the work environment induced by Industry 4.0 scenarios.
The study published by the research Institute for the Development of Society (e.V.) in Düsseldorf with detailed results of the successfully completed project is now available as well as the compressed results for the dimensions technology, organization and staff. Both results can be found here.
   
18.06.2018 5. Bochumer Dispute "The interconnection between war and conflicts of globalization and the burden of responsibility” The fifth Bochumer Dispute examines the interconnection between war and conflicts of globalization, by bringing different points of view into conversation with each other.
Tuesday, 19th of June 2018, 6:00 pm, House for the History of the Ruhr, Clemensstraße 17-19, 44789 Bochum - more
   
18.06.2018 The consultation hour of Prof. Dr. Wannöffel is cancelled on June 19, 2018.
   
18.06.2018 Böckler Impuls Issue 10/2018
Article "Work councils – How further training works”
   
12.06.2018 2nd BiennialeConference, Hans-Boeckler-Foundation
WZB Berlin, 11thof June, 2018
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Wannöffel "What Does Co-Determination Do? What Can We Learn from Research?" Lectures as pdf
   
11.06.2018 Reopening of the new learning and research factory of the Ruhr-University in Bochum
On Tuesday, 5th of June 2018, the new learning and research factory (LFF) of the center for production systems of Ruhr-University Bochum opened at Industriestr. 38C, taking over the former location of an ex-tool-wholesaler. More than 160 visitors from industry, trade union and science came to the opening ceremony. More information
Press release of the RUB
   
04.06.2018 The consultation hour of Prof. Dr. Wannöffel is cancelled on June 5, 2018.
   
04.06.2018 At the invitation of the university Oviedo / Spain, Prof. Dr. Wannöffel gave a lecture about “Memorias culturales de la cuenca de Ruhr: Del carbón, el acero y el automóvil a la ciencia” on June 1st, 2018.
You can find the presentation here
   
28.05.2018 Article "Development of a learning factory concept to train participants regarding digital and human centered decision support" on occasion of the 8th Conference on Learning Factories on April 12-13, 2018 in Patras
Authors: Henning Oberc, Melissa Reuter, Prof. Dr. Wannöffel, Prof. Dr. Bernd Kuhlenkötter
Published by : Procedia Manufacturing 23 (2018), pp. 165-170 Article as pdf
   
08.05.2018 At the invitation of the department "Transnational Trade Union Politics“ of the IMU director’s board, Prof. Dr. Wannöffel accompanied a “Fact-Finding-Mission” of the Industrial Metal Union in India (Mumbai, Pune, New-Delhi) from first to fifth May 2018. Aim of the research journey was the development of possible action fields for the transnational work of trade union of IMU in India during the fast-paced process of catching up with industrialization.
   
25.04.2018 2nd Biennial Conference on June 11th, 2018 on the topic "What Does Co-Determination Do? What Can We Learn from Research? - Hans Böckler Foundation in cooperation WZB Social Science Center: Lecture by Prof. Dr. Wannöffel "Continuous Qualification of Workers’ Representatives as a Social Challenge Facing Co-Determination" Program
   
23.04.2018 German Historical Institut in Rome – Conference from April 18th - 20th, 2018
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Wannöffel on April 19 2018 on the topic:
Deindustrialization: The Structural Transformation of Nord-Ovestand the Ruhr Valley in Comparative Perspective Forms of Glocalization: Economic Globalization and Political Regulation:
The Role of Labour Relations in the Process of Deindustrialization in the Ruhr - Lecture as pdf
   
16.04.2018 Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel’s office hour will be cancelled on April 17, 2018.
   
04.04.2018 The central results of the successfully completed project Industrie 4.0 – Mitbestimmen, mitgestalten (IMit²), with the dimensions technology, organization and personnel can now be viewed here. Within the framework of IMit², a joint project of the Chair of Production Systems, the Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM and the Institute for Information Management Bremen GmbH, managers, employees and works councils of 51 North Rhine-Westphalian industrial companies were asked about the previous and expected changes in the world of work by industry 4.0 scenarios.
   
21.03.2018 Article - Lernfabriken an Hochschulen (Learning Factories at Universities) Authors: Andrea Bianchi-Weinand, Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel
Especially against the background of digitalization of the working world, learning factories are becoming more and more important in training and further education. They integrate vocational learning approaches into scientific education and training and are also gaining in importance for transdisciplinary research and training.
Article published in: berufsbildung, Zeitschrift für Theorie-Praxis-Dialog,  Heft 169 (2018), S. 6-7.
Article as pdf
   
19.02.2018 February 21st, 2018 - 8.00 pm - Schauspielhaus Bochum
Auf der Suche nach der Arbeiterklasse (In search of working class)
As part of a three-part event led by Tom Thelen and Simon Meisenreis, which aims to look for "the" worker between romanticisation and disgracefulness and to visualize social change in art and culture, Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel will be a guest at the Eve Bar of the Schauspielhaus Bochum on February 21st, 2018. Together with Dr. Yannik Kalff from the University of Osnabrück, he discusses changes in the working world caused by digitisation and industry 4.0, as well as possible opportunities for solidarity and social freedom.
   
19.02.2018 SUNI – Smart Unions for New Industry
The kick-off meeting of the international transdisciplinary joint project "SUNI - Smart Unions for New Industry" will start in Rome on February 20th, 2018. Representatives of universities, trade unions and research institutions from Italy, Spain, Sweden and Germany - represented by the Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM - will take part. The aim of the EU-funded project is to analyse the scope of action of employee representations in a country by country comparison in order to proactively meet the challenges of an increasing digitisation of work. The European project focuses on the elaboration of human-centered approaches for the development of future industrial work. The project focuses on the work of the LPS Learning Factory at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. The transdisciplinary research cooperation will run for 18 months and will end in the summer of 2019.
   
12.02.2018 February 9th, 2018 - Closing lecture „Industrie 4.0: Mitbestimmen – mitgestalten“
as part of the conference DERFAKTOR MENSCH‘ IN DER MENSCH-MASCHINE-INTERAKTION - Schnittstellen zwischen Mensch und Technik aus geistes- und technikwissenschaftlichen Perspektiven (The human factor in the man-machine interaction - interfaces between people and technology from the humanities and engineering perspectives).
   
12.02.2018 Co-determination in the introduction of human-robot-collaborations: KomPi
At the beginning of 2018, a new research cooperation with the Chair of Production Systems (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kuhlenkötter) started within the framework of the BMBF-funded joint project "Verrichtungsbasierte, digitale Planung kollaborativer Montagesysteme und Integration von variablen Produktionsszenarien" (KomPi). The aim of the project is to develop and validate a model works agreement taking into account the co-determination aspects (work organisation, qualification, occupational health and safety, data protection) with the involvement of the IG Metall department Zukunft der Arbeit. The result is an implementation guide that will serve as a guideline for industrial entrepreneurs and members of works councils when introducing MRK systems into production. The research cooperation will run for a period of 24 months and will end on December 31, 2019.
   
25.01.2018 Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel’s next office hours will be on February 6th and 27th and April 10th, 2018 (12.00 pm – 1.00 pm).
   
23.01.2018 Tthe central results of the successfully completed joint project Industrie 4.0 – Mitbestimmen, mitgestalten (IMit²) were presented at the FGW Research Institute for Social Development in Düsseldorf on January 19th, 2018. The Chair of Production Systems, the Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM and the Institut für Informationsmanagement Bremen GmbH have been involved in this project.
The study focuses on the current and expected changes in the world of work caused by industry 4.0 scenarios. The empirical research results address the entire socio-technical field of tension with the dimensions technology, organisation and personnel and can be viewed here.
   
   

 

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Prof. Dr Wannöffel’s office hours during the semester are as following:
Tuesdays from noon till 1:00pm
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