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Project 5.3: Managing for workplace readiness

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Managing for Workplace Readiness

A leadership and management capability gap has been identified by AMGC as a sector priority.

Working with managers and manufacturing workers, this Project will investigate the implementation of collaborative robots from an organisational change perspective and examine how factors such as leadership, communication, and worker resistance/acceptance, can influence the success or otherwise of collaborative robot adoption.

For organisations considering the implementation of collaborative robotics, the findings aim to provide a framework to assess the readiness of the workplace and strategies to facilitate effective change.

Associated Researchers

Penny Williams

Research Program Co-lead (Human-Robot Workforce program)
Queensland University of Technology
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Sean Gallagher

Swinburne University of Technology
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