The word AI is bandied around a lot. Depending on who you listen to, it’s either a direct threat to human work as we know it or a workplace panacea. There doesn’t seem to be a middle ground.
Yet, amongst the emotion-driven reactions, savvy businesses are beginning to wield AI for nuanced workplace solutions. AI can already perform basic tasks efficiently and free up thinking time for staff.
However, could AI do the same for leaders? With many tasked with making business and people decisions that have a huge impact, harnessing technology to assist might be a consideration. Executive Grapevine spoke with Praf Vagh, an Executive Search and Assessment Consultant at Eric Salmon & Partners to find out more.
“As the AI revolution continues to unravel at high velocity, there will be significant impact and change in the leadership models in public and private enterprises,” Vagh explains.
“It is evident that AI will play a pivotal role in supporting the quantitative leadership elements and decision making."
"This is because by its very nature the AI playbook will commoditise the data-based elements of leadership. Based on our discussions with business leaders in the old and new world, there will be an even greater emphasis on the softer leadership. Beyond IQ and EQ, a new set of quotients will become more prominent as automation gathers pace. Here’s our take on what ‘leadership quotients’ will make a difference as we continue the path to singularity.”
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