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Conversations about artificial intelligence (AI) and jobs often revolve around the reallocation of tasks and skills as society prepares for the 2.3 million new jobs AI will create by 2020. However, AI’s impact transcends manual tasks. The strategic, high-level skills of business leadership are also set for disruption.
For many leaders, the changes have already begun. Today’s more innovative leaders are preparing now to work alongside AI in order to redefine leadership. With the emergence of new roles — some that are still being defined — leaders are leaning on AI to ask questions that weren’t previously economical to answer, as well as questions they didn’t even know how to ask.
What common leadership practices are likely to change? Here’s a look at some common management practices in the path of AI’s disruption: