Divide Your Labor and Prosper

  • by Tom Larsen | Oct 23, 2013 |
  • Operations, Organization |

Published in 1776, British philosopher Adam Smith wrote in The Wealth of Nations that labor is most productive when it is divided into simple, discrete actions. Even in the manufacture of simple products, such as a wooden chair, the division of labor improves productivity dramatically. The simpler the task to be performed, the more productive … Continue reading Divide Your Labor and Prosper

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