89% Of Indian Workers Said That They Would Trust Robots Over Managers
Saanvi Araav - Oct 18, 2019
Workers in India are the most excited about Artificial Intelligence (AI) with 89% of them appearing to be more trusting of robots over their managers.
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The Indian workforce is extremely excited about AI technology. According to a study, 89% of Indian workers said that they would trust a robot more than their managers.
The development of AI is accelerating quickly with about haft of the workers currently interact with AI at work. That is a huge increase from just 32% last year. This information comes from a recent study named "AI at Work" of Oracle-a Cloud service provider and Future Workplace-a research firm.
Workers in China (88%) and in India (89%) said that they trust robots more than their managers. The third-place goes to Singapore (83%), then Brazil (78%), Japan (76%), UAE (74%) at 4th; 5th; 6th places, respectively. New Zealand/Australia (58%), France (56%), America (57%) are at 7th; 8th; and 9th places.
Oracle Asia Pacific's Head of Human Capital Management Applications, Shaakun Khanna, has delivered a statement on this matter. According to Khanna, new techs are contributing significant value to all functions of an organization. With that, workers are really excited about adopting techs like AI.
He also added that this study has shown that tech could handle transactional activities. Therefore, managers and leaders could have more time to bring strategic value to the company as well as utilizing their soft skills to encourage people.
The "AI at work" study has been conducted on 8,370 HR leaders, managers, and employees in over ten countries. This study suggests that AI tech has transformed the relationship of tech with people. It is also on the track of changing the role of managers and HR teams in developing, retaining and attracting talent.
According to the results, workers in India (78%) and China (77%) have been adopting AI twice faster than in Japan (29%) and France (32%).