In Oz, the wizard is shown to run the kingdom through some complex machine hidden behind a curtain. Many executives may think themselves the wizard; enthralled by the idea that AI technology will allow them to shed millions of dollars in labor costs, they could come to believe that the best company is the one with the fewest people aside from the CEO.
But work that requires a high degree of imagination, creative analysis, and strategic thinking is harder to automate.
Rethink the role of people in your organization…. The Future of Human Work Is Imagination, Creativity, and Strategy