A Balancing Act: Automation & Employees

November 2010
LabTalk;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 38 Issue 23G, p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses the proper balance between automation and employee resources in the face of increasing automation in the optical industry. The sector reportedly offers a better quality of life through enhanced vision and creative fashion and while automation makes production more efficient, it is the employees who can get customer satisfaction to the next level. It is stated that people are business assets that can appreciate through proper training and later reassignment to more strategic laboratory tasks.


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