Artificial intelligence, robotisation and the work environment

Read or download our literature review on artificial intelligence, robotisation and the work environment.

About the report

It is no longer news that society in general, and working life in particular, has fundamentally changed due to intensive digitalisation, increased use of robots and the  development of artificial intelligence (AI). The question now is what we know about the impact of these changes on the work environment for various professional groups and for people of different genders and ages. What does it mean when your “closest colleague” is a robot? How do we experience our daily interaction with AI in our workplaces?

To find answers to these and a number of other questions in existing research, the Swedish Agency for Work Environment Expertise in early 2020 initiated this literature review on artificial intelligence, robotisation and the work environment.

The authors of the literature review

The authors of the literature review are Professor Åsa Cajander at Uppsala University, Professor emeritus Bengt Sandblad at Uppsala University, Magdalena Stadin, PhD, at Uppsala University, and Professor Elena Raviola at the University of Gothenburg. Professor Magnus Svartengren at Uppsala University has reviewed the quality of the literature review on behalf of the agency. Librarians Lina Ahlgren and Hanna Dahlin at Lund University assisted the authors during the search process. The responsible process managers at the Swedish Agency for Work Environment Expertise were Monica Kaltenbrunner, PhD, and Associate Professor Robert Ljung.

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    September 26, 2022