Mind over Matter and Artificial Intelligence: Building Employee Mental Fitness for Organisational Success

The School of Law and Business at The University of Notre Dame Australia hosted the launch of Dr Vidya Sagar Athota’s new book Mind over Matter and Artificial Intelligence: Building Employee Mental Fitness for Organisational Success on Monday 21 June, 2021.

The book was launched by the Minister Dr Geoff Lee, New South Wales Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education. It was also attended by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Francis Campbell, the Faculty of Arts, Sciences, Law and Business Executive Dean Professor Elizabeth Labone and the National Head of School, Law and Business Professor Michael Quinlan.

The Minister mentioned the importance of research in Artificial Intelligence and its applied aspect in dealing with real world problems. Professor Campbell mentioned the importance of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition in addressing Artificial Intelligence technologies.

Dr Athota said, “Artificial intelligence has created a whole new Paradigm with a revolution bigger than all the industrial revolutions and innovations combined.” and “there are serious moral and ethical challenges and perhaps the survival of human dignity is at risk if this revolution is not appropriately managed.” He also argued that “artificial intelligence technologies need a moral compass to promote the greater good”.

Executive Dean Professor Elizabeth Labone in her concluding remarks mentioned that research provides a context for understanding practical applications in the workplace.

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