Businesses Are Increasingly Relying on Automation to Compensate for Labor Shortages

Daniel Schiff

Posted November 17, 2021

External Article: INC

Research by Daniel Schiff, Ph.D. candidate in the School of Public Policy, was mentioned in the article, 'Businesses Are Increasingly Relying on Automation to Compensate for Labor Shortages' posted on Nov. 17, 2021, on Inc.

An excerpt:

However, the negative consequences are something to note. In that same study, which was conducted by graduate researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State University, the authors found that increased automation can reduce worker satisfaction and have a negative impact on worker health. The negative impact of automation and A.I. on health and satisfaction may be due to increased surveillance and a reduced sense of meaning at work.