•   Irma Baneviciene

  •   Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė


Robots is one of the attributes of Industry 4.0. The implementation of industrial robots is an indication that country is reforming its industry to meet new immerging requirements; however, the changes in industry create new workforce roles that test the countries readiness for industrial transformation. We analyze four countries that has the most industrial robots’ implementation in the world - Singapore, Rep. of Korea, Germany and Japan – with respect to how they are dealing with filling in the immerging roles with skilled and high-skilled workers. The analysis showed that all countries experience shortage of workforce, but there is no pattern in how they are filling in the gaps.

Keywords: Industry 4.0; Robots; Skilled employees


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Baneviciene, I., & Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė, V. (2020). Role of Immigrants in the Labor Force Across Four Leading Robot Countries. European Journal of Business and Management Research, 5(3). https://doi.org/10.24018/ejbmr.2020.5.3.322