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Robots and AI are able to do more and more complex jobs. Critically discuss
the pros and cons of the growing technology advancement for workers and
organisations.

Suggested readings:

Chao, G. T., & Kozlowski, S. W. (1986). Employee perceptions on the
implementation of robotic manufacturing technology. Journal of Applied
Psychology,
71(1), 70.

Ford, M. (2015). The rise of the robots: Technology and the threat of mass
unemployment.
One world publications.

Rotman, D. (2013). How technology is destroying jobs. Technology Review, 16(4),
28-35. http://www.shellpoint.info/InquiringMinds/uploads/…
20130802_How_Technology_is_Destroying_Jobs.pdf

Rotman, D. (2015). Who will own the robots? We’re in the midst of a jobs crisis, and
rapid advances in Al and other technologies may be one culprit. How can we get
better at sharing the wealth that technology creates? MIT Technology Review, 118(4).

Upchurch, M. (2018) Robots and AI at work: the prospects for singularity.
New Technology, Work, and Employment . Online first.

Van Reenen, J. (2011). Wage inequality, technology and trade: 21st century
evidence. Labour economics, 18(6), 730-741.

West, D. M. (2015). What happens if robots take the jobs? The impact of emerging
technologies on employment and public policy. Centre for Technology Innovation at
Brookings, Washington DC. file:///C:/Users/Maria69/Downloads/
Whathappensifrobotstakethejobs_Theimpactofemergingtechnologiesonemploymentan
dpublicpolicy.pdf