Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Gronau: How much autonomy is necessary?

The lecture by Norbert Gronau, Principal Investigator of the Weizenbaum Institute, is part of the lecture series of the cross-sectional format "Autonomous Systems and Self-Determination".

One of the promises of the fourth industrial revolution is the self-organization of industrial process chains. But how much autonomy is possible and, most importantly, economically and organizationally necessary? The lecture will address interdisciplinary approaches to the understanding and calculation of autonomy and present a procedure for determining the necessary autonomy on the basis of the objectively measurable conditions of the organization. The outlook of the lecture will discuss the possibilities and limitations of the transfer of this approach to social systems.

  • The slides of the presentation can be downloaded here.
  • The sound recording you can find here.

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