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Phase out migrant labour, accelerate tech investments to boost productivity
In a 2020 survey, the World Economic Forum found that more than 80 percent of global firms planned to digitalise their processes, while 50 percent wanted to quickly automate their production. In line with this finding, the government and companies have to emulate new developments so that the country’s workforce will stay relevant and continue contributing to the battered economy.
Professor Datuk Dr. John Antony Xavier, the Vice-Chancellor & Chief Executive of AIMST University has suggested three initiatives that would complement the government’s efforts to accelerate productivity improvements during the COVID-19 era and beyond.
The article titled ‘Phase out migrant labour, accelerate tech investments to boost productivity’ was published in the columnist section of the News Straits Times (NST) on 8th March. Click here to read.