Sacked by an algorithm: managing the future

What if your boss was an algorithm?

Imagine a world in which artificial intelligence hasn’t come for your job – but that of your manager: whether it’s hiring new staff, managing a large workforce, or even selecting workers for redundancies, big data and sophisticated algorithms are increasingly taking over traditional management tasks.

This is not a dystopian vision of the future. According to Professor Jeremias Adams-Prassl, who has today been awarded a prestigious €1.5 million grant by the European Research Council, algorithmic management is quickly becoming established in workplaces around the world. 

Read the full story on the Oxford Science Blog