Robotics Consequences

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The Consequences of Robots Replacing People in Industrial Jobs and Their Effects on Electronic Industry Growth
Ronald E. Stewart
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Author Note
Ronald E. Stewart, Information Systems and Applied Technologies Department, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
This research was supported by educational benefits provided by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Post 9/11 GI Bill program.
Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Ronald Stewart, Southern Illinois University Extended Campus, Information Systems and Applied Technologies Department, Southern Illinois University, Jacksonville, Florida 32235-0489.
Contact: ron.stewart015@siu.edu

Abstract
This report examines the effects of robots in the industry have on jobs for humans. Production managers are responsible for ensuring the product meets the needs of the customer at the highest quality and within the prescribed budget; efficiency during the production cycle is the key to achieving both goals. The introduction of robotics has improved efficiency and is now an
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Although robots are phasing out these jobs, that same technology will help to create a substantial growth in new variations of employment. With the adaptation of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) into secondary schools and the wide variety of technology based degree programs at the collegiate level, workers today are better suited to adapt the new technology requirements in software and hardware production and

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