Business Automation and Its Effect on the Labor Force: A Practical Guide for Preparing Organizations for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Business Automation and Its Effect on the Labor Force

A Practical Guide for Preparing Organizations for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
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Publisher: Productivity Press
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Short description:

Business Automation and Its Effect on the Labor Force provides reviews of specific technological systems that have been developed for agriculture, manufacturing, construction, transportation and warehousing, accommodation and food services, health care, administrative and support, and educational services.

Long description:

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.

"The extent of Uechi?s research is genuinely impressive. A sweeping and authoritative look at the future of the tech-work connection." ?Kirkus Reviews
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". . . welcome clarity, insight, and organizational coherence. The conclusions are persuasive, and the advice clear." ?Publishers Weekly "Book Life"
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Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Cost and Use of Resources, Chapter 2: Technological Development, Chapter 3: Automation in Agriculture, Chapter 4: Automation in Manufacturing, Chapter 5: Automation in Construction, Chapter 6: Automation in Transportation and Warehousing, Chapter 7: Automation in Accommodation and Food Services, Chapter 8: Automation in Health Care, Chapter 9: Automation in Administrative and Support, Chapter 10: Automation in Educational Services, Chapter 11: Widespread Automation Across the Economy, Chapter 12: Automation?s Effect on the Labor Force