Workers are ready for the robot revolution, but are their managers?

Do workers welcome the new era of robots? It turns out they do. Five times as many think digital will improve their job prospects than those who say it will worsen them. And those who believe digital will improve their working experience outnumber the pessimists by 10 to one, according to global research by Accenture Strategy. Should such enthusiasm surprise us? Perhaps not. Our new measure of the digital economy indicates that 27 per cent of China’s employment can be considered as digital. That means there is already a large proportion of employment in which digital skills are significant. In Hong Kong, we see this in financial services – with insurance companies increasingly offering ongoing customer service digitally. Wealth managers have been using robo-analysts to provide financial advice to banking…


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