Earlier this year Stephen Elop (the CEO of Nokia) said there would be “substantial reductions” in the labor force of the Finnish firm, but the news is still brutal, despite the warning. Hours ago the European corporation revealed its intentions to close its plant in Cluj (Romania) to provide mass production [...]
Foxconn is one of the corporations world’s leading technology and is responsible to mass produce the components used by other firms of equal importance, such as Apple, HP, Intel and Nokia. Usually the company stays away from the press, but we always find news related to disputes their factories .
In recent years several workers have committed suicide Company and raised a number of inquiries regarding the employment status of employees. And the spirits around Foxconn have warmed enough, the directors announced a plan to implement a million robots
At present the corporation has 10 000 Asian workers robots, but that number will climb to 300 thousand next year and one million in 2014. This will eliminate human jobs in the areas of welding and assembling pieces , two of the most criticized for high levels of stress exerted on the operators. is true that since we can only speak for the material collected through the web, since we do not have the chance to see working conditions in Foxconn with our own eyes. Similarly, if all charges against the company are real, is it clear that the application of robots not a final solution . In recent times some of the customers major Asian giant began ordering improvements in factories, and the executives would implement this change to get away (temporarily at least) of disputes and not to transfer a bad image to their partners . If further developments occur we will inform you. Via | Mashable | Xinhuanet.
When you have the opportunity to work from home Internet the benefits are widely known . All day our accounts in social networks and email services are filled an excellent material to help us while we are wasting time at your computer .
not have dreamed to spend our hours in network allows us to become more effective workers . However, so say the specialists at the University of Copenhagen with an investigation showing that people waste their time on the web are more workers than others . id=”more-14608″>
It’s pretty weird, but apparently true. For this study, two groups in an office divided only by a screen; those who were the first team made them look funny videos on the web in a certain period of time during the day, while the second was deprived of watching the videos at the last minute
The results showed that people who watched the clip of Internet had fewer errors than those who worked tirelessly . Anyway we should not take this as an absolute truth because there several factors that can influence the work effectiveness of employees .
For example, subjects who did not see the video could have been distracted by the laughter of his colleagues on the other team . Also do not forget that the “Internet recess” are very common in the top companies worldwide.
several corporations are dispensed to 20 minutes a day for workers surf the web without restrictions . Google is one of the firms that has driven this initiative and not so bad has been
Way | Techland | The New Yorker.