Who’s the Robo Boss?

Researchers have discovered that employees are actually more content taking orders from a robot than a human being in the workplace. This prompts Anthony and Jeff to wonder what it might take to promote robots into middle management, what the perfect form factor for a boss-bot might be, and how companies might implement their new robo-supervisors.

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Article: [http://www.businessinsider.com/robots-as-bosses-2014-8](http://www.businessinsider.com/robots-as-bosses-2014-8)

Researchers have discovered that employees are actually more content taking orders from a robot than a human being in the workplace.  This prompts Anthony and Jeff to wonder what it might take to promote robots into middle management, what the perfect form factor for a boss-bot might be, and how companies might implement their new robo-supervisors.

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Jeff on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/jeffcannata

 

Anthony on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/acarboni

 

Article:  http://www.businessinsider.com/robots-as-bosses-2014-8

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