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Theories of Organization
Theories of organization

In an era when highly developed industrial production and global distribution efficiencies make high-quality, low-cost goods ubiquitous, it's difficult to imagine a time or a way of living in which we would have had to produce much of our own food, build our own tools, sew our own clothes, and even produce our own forms of entertainment. The benefits of indus-trialization for the quality of life in developed nations are so much a part of our experience that life without them is little more than an abstract thought experiment. With just a little reflection, however, it's not difficult to see that the confluence of factors that enabled the Industrial Revolution to occur is quite extraordinary in human experience.

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