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The period when humans developed large complex organizations based on machines. Factories, assembly lines, plantations, and railroads were dominant during the Industrial Age. The Industrial Age organizational design was optimized to use humans to reduce The spread in a characteristic. Variability can be across time, and across different members of a population. Variability can be thought of as diversity. The purpose of diversity programs is to increase the chance of greater variability in cognitive creativity. Variability is an enemy to redwork and an ally to bluework. and The Industrial Age play of doing what we were told. with their masters’ instructions. This fundamental structure shapes our organizational design and language today.