Tag: Robots

Is reinventing jobs easier said than done in an automated world?

How do we humans perceive machines and robots? Either we see them as big threats or as great friends that will make our lives...

Amazon’s robots to make work safer and easier for its employees

Amazon’s robots to make work safer and easier for its employees Proteus and Cardinal are two robots that are taking over some of the manual...

92% Indian professionals prefer robots for mental-health support

Of the over 1,000 professionals surveyed by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence, 92 per cent feel that they would prefer robots helping them in case...

Robots to replace manual scavengers

Representatives of the Delhi Government will soon be meeting with a group of engineers in Kerala to discuss the use of robots to clean...

Robots will replace 8.5 per cent of the manufacturing workforce by...

According to a report by Oxford Economics, the economic forecast and quantitative analysis organisation, robots will take over 20 million jobs in the manufacturing...

Robots giving a hard time to Walmart employees

Walmart, America’s multinational retail company and also amongst its largest private employers, has introduced robots in its stores to carry out repetitive and un-productive...

New ABB robots factory to come up in Shanghai, China

ABB, the Swiss industrial robots and robot systems manufacturing company, will be setting up a new factory at Shanghai, at an expected cost of...

93% of employees would trust orders from a robot, finds a...

Six per cent of HR professionals are actively deploying AI and 24 per cent of employees are currently using some form of AI at work.

Robots will take away tasks not jobs: Study

What skills do we need to stay relevant at an automated workplace?

UOB Singapore deploys robots to perform human tasks

Amy and Eve, the two robots, have helped reduce transaction time by 50 per cent in the wholesale banking and retail businesses.

Workplace disruption: How collaborative can robots and humans get?

The time has already come for robots and humans to work together as a team — collaboratively producing significant results. 

Robots to replace thousands of jobs at Raymond

About 10 per cent of the staff at each of the factories will lose their jobs to automation.

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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Wages of Pak government staff may suffer, IMF refuses funds

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has refused to provide financial aid to Pakistan, which is currently experiencing a severe economic crisis, at a time...

Future Generali India gets Reena Tyagi as its new CHRO

Reena Tyagi has joined Future Generali India Life Insurance as its new chief human resources officer. Tyagi has been a human resource professional for...

Maternity leave issues across the globe

In India, about 40 government doctors in the state of Tamil Nadu are being denied maternity leave and associated benefits. These doctors who went...

General Motors CEO and executives sued by employee union for failure to pay court

The employee union of the General Motors plant in Maharashtra's Talegaon has filed a lawsuit against the company's global CEO, Mary Barra, and other...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...