Disrupting the Downward Cycle of Unrelenting Uptime

Thanks to Frederick Taylor and other business thinkers at the turn of the 20th century, businesses, factories, and workplaces began to be designed as a machine rather than a living, changing ecosystem. Time studies honed the smallest tasks into the least amount of time. Assembly lines made people cogs in production systems that ran ‘round the clock, with even breaks synchronized so as not to disrupt…