A Preliminary Review on Automation of Employee Engagement

P.S.S.Lakshmi Kavya*, A. Bala Saraswathi**
* Research Scholar, Department of MBA, K. L. University, Vaddeswaram, Andhra Pradesh, India..
** Assistant Professor, Department of MBA, K. L. University, Vaddeswaram, Andhra Pradesh, India.
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jmgt.12.3.13884

Abstract

There has been a constant ongoing struggle between man and machines from centuries. In the past, many artisans, farmers and textile workers have opposed the automation of their sectors or industries. Automation is replacing a man's job with an automated or self-control machine to increase efficiency and to increase the quantity of production with minimal human supervision; management is forced to adopt automation for competitive advantage and many other reasons. The term automation and attrition go hand in hand as known and observed by many scholars. All of them to an extent have known the impact of automation on employees and their relations with the management. Many ways were suggested to alleviate the pain of man due to the advent of machine in his job. Many laws were made by the governments of nations to compel the management to be sincere in their efforts towards the displaced workers. But, still the problem is persisting why? This is one side of the story; this article tries to answer that why question. Are all the measures suggested and being implemented useless? No! Then why has the pain not gone and still many workers are suffering? and how researchers make more efficient methods in this regard? The other side of the story is Automation leading to employee engagement, this angle of the story is also discussed in this paper as the main focus and to arrive at this statement as a conclusion.

Keywords

Automation, Attrition, Retrenchment, Artificial Intelligence, High Skilled Jobs, Strategic Attrition, Worker Engagement, Employee Engagement.

How to Cite this Article?

Kavya, P.S.S.L., and Saraswathi,A. B. (2018). A Preliminary Review on Automation of Employee Engagement.i-manager’s Journal on Management, 12(3), 49-55. https://doi.org/10.26634/jmgt.12.3.13884

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