Business Automation and Its Effect on the Labor Force
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Business Automation and Its Effect on the Labor Force

A Practical Guide for Preparing Organizations for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Edward Uechi

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eBook - ePub

Business Automation and Its Effect on the Labor Force

A Practical Guide for Preparing Organizations for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Edward Uechi

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About This Book

Business Automation and Its Effect on the Labor Force informs business managers on new technologies that can make their industries more efficient. This book provides a primer on quantum computing, artificial intelligence, robotics, and sensors. As a business management book, managers can start planning for the future. The author predicts when the advanced systems would be ready to use. Getting a clearer picture of what is on the horizon, business managers can determine how many workers and machines will be needed. Managers will learn how to calculate the optimal mix of workers and machines.

Key Book Highlights

  • Covering labor and technology in agriculture, manufacturing, construction, transportation, hospitality, health care, office administration, and education.
  • A review of the evolution of systems, machines, and devices from the past to the present, and where the latest advancement is headed.
  • A visual timeline showing when new systems and machines would be available for eight industries in the next 25 years.
  • Succinct descriptions of eliminated jobs, retained jobs, and new roles for workers.
  • A simplified method to calculate the costs of operations, allowing business managers to compare human productivity against machine productivity.
  • Labor market information in context of technological innovation for state workforce agencies and local workforce development boards.
  • Lists of occupations with Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes for labor economists, workforce development specialists, and job seekers.

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Year
2022
ISBN
9781000646337
Edition
1
Subtopic
Management

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title
  4. Copyright
  5. Contents
  6. About the Author
  7. List of Figures
  8. Introduction
  9. 1 Cost and Use of Resources
  10. 2 Technological Development
  11. 3 Automation in Agriculture
  12. 4 Automation in Manufacturing
  13. 5 Automation in Construction
  14. 6 Automation in Transportation and Warehousing
  15. 7 Automation in Accommodation and Food Services
  16. 8 Automation in Health Care
  17. 9 Automation in Administrative and Support
  18. 10 Automation in Educational Services
  19. 11 Widespread Automation Across the Economy
  20. 12 The Effect of Automation on the Labor Force
  21. Bibliography
  22. Index