Are you questioning your open concept office? Are you wondering what the “experts” say on the topic?
A recent article on www.bbc.com called “The victims of open offices are pushing back” stated the following:
“Many people are growing frustrated with the din and distractions of the modern office, where they sit at crowded desks or tables without any physical barriers separating them from their neighbours.”
“The world has put all the focus on collaboration with people thrown in a big room together, but you have to be more thoughtful than that,” said Martha Clarkson, Microsoft’s global workplace strategist. “When you put people in a communal environment, it won’t work if you don’t provide privacy. They need alternative spaces for thinking time, whether it’s focus rooms, lounges, patios or outside walking areas.”
Read the entire article here >>> http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20140911-open-office-victims-push-back
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