Resoundingly Human: Robots on the job – What’s the real impact for their human counterparts?

As more organizations adopt automation, and for the purposes of this episode, robotics, into their day-to-day functions, questions remain regarding the impact. Are robots replacing their human counterparts or enhancing their work? Or is the answer more complex? And what are the economic implications?

Lynn Wu, professor at The Wharton School and AIB Affiliated Faculty, joins Resoundingly Human to provide some insight on the actual impact. She discusses her study, “The Robot Revolution: Managerial and Employment Consequences for Firms,” which will be published in the INFORMS journal Management Science.