Cultural Barriers for Work Automation in Developing Countries

  • E. Oliva-López
  • F. Bojórquez
Conference paper
Part of the Schriftenreihe der Wissenschaftlichen Landesakademie für Niederösterreich book series (AKADNIEDERÖSTER)


Automation of some critical tasks in badly needed in developing countries, in order to achieve a minimum welfare level of the population and for reaching global competitiveness in key industrial sectors. This work examines the main barriers impairing work automation in the Mexican case.


Technological Culture Social Acceptability Global Competitiveness Language Constraint Mexican Case 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Oliva-López
    • 1
  • F. Bojórquez
    • 1
  1. 1.Professional Interdisciplinary Unity of Engineering Social and Management SciencesIztacalco D.F.México

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