Top executives increasingly worry about the impact that their companies, strategies and activities will have on the environment, local communities and their employees. How can balance this with cost and market pressures and quarterly earnings targets?
One somewhat intractable challenge is beginning to stand out: the size and composition of the workforce. Automation, primarily in the form of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), brings with it the promise of improved productivity and higher profits. But at what cost?
What responsibility do corporations have to reskill employees who otherwise would be displaced by technology? And what value does reskilling offer an organisation?
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