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Employment problems of automation and advancedtechnology

Employment problems of automation and advanced technology (conference) (1964 Geneva)

Employment problems of automation and advancedtechnology

an international perspective : proceedings of a conference held at Geneva by the International Institute for Labour Studies, 19-24 July 1964

by Employment problems of automation and advanced technology (conference) (1964 Geneva)

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"sPress in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and introduced by Jack Stieber.
ContributionsStieber, Jack., International Institute for Labour Studies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14994605M
ISBN 100333065387
OCLC/WorldCa500223687

  I agree with virtually all these sources that automation is a serious problem for virtually every class of worker, including the most exalted knowledge work professionals like doctors and lawyers. At the top of the pyramid, automation is deployed to produce more and better jobs for humans, driving economic growth while also promoting societal well-being. Attaining such a lofty goal requires “explicit, active interventions,” the authors write — that is, business leaders must commit to proactively identifying new revenue streams and.

  These fears have been echoed by detailed analyses showing anywhere from a 14 to 54 percent automation impact on jobs. For example, a Bruegel analysis found that “54% of EU jobs [are] at risk of. That said further automation would create jobs in the sectors of automation supply, automation maintenance and support, as well as engineering and skilled technical trades. There are also many jobs that are considered low risk for replacement by automation including retail management, nursing, teaching and early childhood educators.

Combine the three fields of engineering to pursue a career in the field of automation and robotics. The four-year Bachelor of Automation and Robotics (Honours) degree program prepares you for a career in the field of automation and robotics. Autonomous and remotely operated systems are deployed the world over with ever increasing frequency.   4-Automation makes us lose control over processes. 5-Automation will eliminate IT jobs. Start with creating quick wins. Instead of starting with large and complex IT automation projects, begin by identifying few quick wins – small automation pilots that can be implemented very quickly, and can get immediate value.


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