Each historical age is defined by a challenge. The challenge of the industrial age was productivity. The human needs and wants simply exceeded was could be produced by pre-industrial means.
The response to this challenge was mass production. Innovations like Frederick Taylor’s task analysis and Henry Ford’s assembly lines resulted in an extreme increase in productivity. Peter Drucker estimated that the industrialization of work lead to an incredible fifty-fold increase in productivity of the individual worker!Continue Reading »
In my last post I wrote why we should read more books. In this one I share my best tips on how you can actually do it…Continue Reading »