Jobs lost, jobs gained: workforce transitions in a time of automation

Automation is not a new phenomenon, and fears about its transformation of the workplace and effects on employment date back centuries, even before the Industrial Revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries. Rapid recent advances in automation technologies, including artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, and robotics are now raising the fears anew - and with new urgency. The January 2017 report on automation, 'A future that works: automation, employment, and productivity' [available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.353], analyzed the automation potential of the global economy, the timelines over ... Show more

Authors: Manyika, James; Lund, Susan; Chui, Michael; Bughin, Jacques ... [+] Show more

Published: [San Francisco, California], McKinsey Global Institute, 2017

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: viii, 148 p. (report) + iv, 21 p. (summary) + [2] p. (brief)

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