Give employees a social fix along with their tech fix.
While this study is far from the first to point fingers at open office space designs, the researchers claim this is the first study of its kind to collect qualitative data on this shift in working environment instead of relying primarily on employee surveys.
The technology enabled mobility of the workforce directly impacts the traditional office model and leads to greater uncertainty of accommodation needs.
While the office of 2050 is still a few decades in the making, one thing is certain: it will be a workspace that is not only equipped with the latest technology but also an amenities package designed from the ground up to complement the tenant's culture, work philosophy and vision.
For generations, experts have stressed green spaces, fresh air, and sunlight for our children. Who said adults don’t need it as well?
Businesses are also encouraging staff to socialise in the workplace to break down boundaries and help employees feel more relaxed and valued which, in turn, is believed to improve productivity.
If the goal of a new space if to increase productivity and innovation, one must consider both the individual and the team.
It has been one of the pillars of modern office design and workplace theory: open offices, with fewer walls, doors and spatial boundaries, encourage interaction and collaboration between workers.
With the almost incessant buzz around the term “employee engagement” over the past few years, everyone knows how important it is for employees to feel a deep connection to the work they do.
In another 10 years, the integration of artificial intelligence, virtual reality and human analytics will make your current office look as quaint and unrecognizable to you as the rotary phone that once hung from your kitchen wall.
As workstation costs rise, it's crucial that employers get the most out of their workforce by providing work environments to help attract and retain the best talent in a globally competitive marketplace.
Now more than ever, we are realizing that our physical workspace impacts our wellbeing, and the type of work tools we are surrounding ourselves with all play a role.
With the pace of business accelerating rapidly these days, employers are struggling to keep up with the demands of a changing workforce and the need for flexible workplace strategy.
With the use of mobile tablets in business soaring, workplaces are looking for innovative solutions to accommodate modern tech.
Unlike previous research, it uses empirical evidence rather self-reported data to show that airy, communal spaces do not a buzzing, collaborative environment make.
More than two-thirds of global employees work remotely every week, and over 50% do so for at least half of the week, heralding a major reassessment of corporate real estate, according to a comprehensive new global study.