10. The Future of Organizations: How People Analytics Will Transform Work

The modern organization is truly amazing. Thousands of years ago, humanity could do little more than produce a few simple sailing vessels, rudimentary weapons, and singular artifacts. Some of the organizations that produced these items, however, consisted of hundreds or even thousands of individuals.

Eventually, humanity gave birth to the formal field of management, which tries to guide the development of products and services under a more scientific framework. Companies have continually accelerated the process and scale of development. Emerging from that vast tidal wave of history and evolution and accident, the wave that finally touches the shore is the modern organization. ...

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