In past blogs we have explored the "how tos" and evolving approaches towards the process of organizational design. In this fourth blog of a five part series on innovative and emerging alternatives for the organization of the workplace, organizational design expert David Creelman explores the online talent platforms being created around the world to leverage a global pool of skilled workers.
Which company is bigger: the famous advertising giant WPP with 180,000 employees, or the little known talent platform Tongal with 48 employees? At the moment, WPP is bigger....but the difference isn't as great as you might think. If you ask Tongal to make a commercial for you, they don't rely on their 48 employees; they rely on their talent community of 70,000 free agent professionals.