‘Surprisingly, last year, we discovered that the majority of workers would trust orders from a robot. This year, almost two-thirds of workers said they would trust orders from a robot over their manager, and half have already turned to a robot instead of their manager for advice.’

A global study of 8,000 employees in 10 countries found almost 66% have favourable attitudes toward AI co-workers or robots. The study was done by Oracle and Future Workplace and is reported by World Economic Forum.

Findings suggest changes in the role of managers in workplaces of the future

Preferences generally divide by factual or emotional activities by managers.

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How artificial intelligence is redefining the role of manager
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM | November 15, 2019 | by Dan Schawbel