Interview — Andrew Charlton: Rise of the machines

Zilla Efrat speaks with Andrew Charlton about an increasingly automated workforce and how directors need to know the right questions to ask their executives.

Andrew Charlton

While many worry that the rise of robotics and artificial intelligence will put them out of work, Andrew Charlton believes automation is an opportunity to improve Australia’s productivity and the lives of its citizens.

However, as the rate of workforce change speeds up, the former senior economic adviser to Kevin Rudd when he was prime minister believes that understanding the skills that will be required in businesses will be essential to corporate strategy, human resource management and workforce planning.

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