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AI & SOCIETY

, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 141–150 | Cite as

Report on highly automated works in Japan — management of labour in line with technology development

  • Fusao Mori
  • Chikao Imanichi
  • Moriki Toyama
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Abstract

In recent years drastic shifts in the paradigms of politics, economics and technologies have occurred throughout the world. The shifts in these three fields are all related. It is our responsibility to investigate these shifts from the aspects of society and mankind for the prosperity of future generations. For this, societies should share with each other their wisdom and knowledge in an effort to plan for the future.

Keywords

Anthropocentric production Automatic control systems Working conditions Information technology Management Japan 

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fusao Mori
    • 1
  • Chikao Imanichi
    • 1
  • Moriki Toyama
    • 1
  1. 1.Mitsubishi Electric CorporationTokyoJapan

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