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Description:  The future of warehouses may be one with fast shipments and few human employees if robots like Kiva Systems continue to invade the workplace.

Source: CNNMoney.com – video report com

Date: 11/09/2011

Link:  http://money.cnn.com/video/technology/2011/11/08/ts_kiva_robotics_robot.cnnmoney/

Questions for discussion:

  • How can this system improve productivity in a warehouse?
  • How would a financial manager make a decision to install the system or continue with human workers only?
  • How do you think this system might change the work environment for employees?

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