Let's Settle This: Is Automation Good for Workers or Not?

Let's Settle This: Is Automation Good for Workers or Not?

Will humans be on the outside looking in at the warehouse of the future?

Which picture more accurately describes the impact of automation on a workforce: an orchestrated collaboration between man and machine, or a worker being shown the door as the robot takes over his job?

Probably both.

Arguments line up on both sides. A recent survey by Accenture extols the virtues of the "connected workforce" which can elevate employees' work lives as they take on more value-added responsibilities while the robot does the repetitive tasks.

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