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Chapter 39: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Robots and Wellbeing in Organizational Life

Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Robots and Wellbeing in Organizational Life

Artificial intelligence, big data, robots and wellbeing in organizational life
Jarrod Haar David Brougham

Introduction

Societies, as we know them, have always evolved and largely grown and improved on the back of technology. Consider the modern-day toilet versus an outhouse. A kerosene lamp versus LED lights. A suite of large books holding all known knowledge (i.e., encyclopedias) versus the Internet and the ability to ‘google’ anything. Indeed, today we can access this on a device held in our hands (i.e., a smartphone). Further, the processing power of these smartphones is incredible, considering what has come before. On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Kendall (2019) compared the ...

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