Oct 30, 2018 | Tom MorisseWhy the pyramid is obsolete
As demonstrated by Yuval Noah Harari in his now famous essay Sapiens, we, human beings, are the only species capable of large-scale and flexible cooperation alike. The emergence of the big firms of the Industrial Revolution, with their pyramidal organizational structure, was a crucial development. But despite its many successes, this model has become obsolete. From glory to downfall, let’s explore the reasons.