03 Dec Redworkers
The class of people assigned to do the Doing, action, process, production work. Redwork benefits from reducing variability. in 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 variability and comply with their masters’ instructions. This fundamental structure shapes our organizational design and language today. organizational design. These are called blue-collar, union, hourly, doers and followers. In effective organizations there are no redworkers. There are people who sometimes operate in Doing, action, process, production work. Redwork benefits from reducing variability., and sometimes operate in Thinking, cognitive, creative, deciding work. Bluework benefits from embracing variability..