Where will the artificial manager work?

Have you ever wondered where the artificial manager will work? Will it be a production hall, a factory full of machines and robots, or perhaps a group of people? Of course, you can imagine that the artificial manager manages other robots. However, that would be too simple. Devices working with devices is not a challenge that could change the world. So where will the artificial manager’s place of work be? Among humans. That’s why it’s worth understanding how complex and

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Should a robot manager look like Sophia?

Have you ever been on a date with a robot? I have been, or at least in a few cases I thought so. In the days of Tinder, you can meet people who can associate with a robot made by Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics, regardless of gender. The robot was the first to become a citizen of Saudi Arabia in October 2017, becoming the first robot to receive citizenship of any country. Sophia is endowed with artificial intelligence, can adapt

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HAL 9000 – how to win against the robot that is your boss?

Do you remember the computer that rebelled against humanity when it sent its spaceship Discovery One towards Jupiter to investigate the source of a strange signal related to the Monolith? I’m writing, of course, about the HAL 9000 computer from the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick, where the main character David Bowman, as the sole survivor of the ship’s crew, must defeat the rebellious machine-manager. How did this happen? Invented a few years earlier, a supercomputer

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Managerial action, or how to integrate skills, roles and management styles to represent managerial work?

So far, I have presented three approaches to representing the work of a manager that are developing in parallel: managerial skills, managerial roles and management styles. Each of these approaches represented the manager from a different angle. But none provided an opportunity for us to answer the question – what does a manager actually do? What are the activities that he or she undertakes one after another? Managerial skills represented what a manager should be able to do. Managerial roles

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The Tenerife disaster – can you build a robot manager based on management styles?

What if you could use leadership styles, or the individual behavioral style of a person in the role of boss, to build a copy of a given manager? Whether it be Steve Jobs, Henry Ford, Elon Musk or your team’s boss, it doesn’t matter. Imagine the consequences of choosing the qualities of just one man to build a manager who affects the operation of a company or the lives of hundreds of people. Not many people are interested in the

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