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Robots may replace older workers, but it’s not an automatic defeat

Since the pandemic, bold predictions are coming true quicker than expected, with implications for the older workforce

Robin Pagnamenta

It was Winston Churchill who is credited with the phrase: “Never let a good crisis go to waste.”

It’s an aphorism professors Andrew Scott and Lynda Gratton would probably agree with.

The two academics from the London Business School are among the world’s leading business thinkers. They are also the authors of a new book – The New Long Life – who have been writing and teaching for years about the way emerging technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence, as well as big demographic shifts including an ageing population, are poised to transform the future of work...

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