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Law Firms Say Good-Bye to Corner Office

Law Firms Say Good-Bye to Corner Office | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
Some law firms are ditching palatial corner offices and somber wood paneling, swapping out walls for glass and installing high-tech meeting rooms in space once occupied by law libraries.
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How Cubicles Make Us Unproductive

How Cubicles Make Us Unproductive | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
Cubicles and shared office spaces are detrimental to productivity, and the sedentary lifestyle they promote could produce obesity and diabetes. An immobile way of life for a mobile generation?
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How Office Design Affects Productivity

How Office Design Affects Productivity | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
There are several arguments on how to generate productivity in the workplace.
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Stop Hoping for Collaboration, Here are 7 Tips to Help Plan for It

Stop Hoping for Collaboration, Here are 7 Tips to Help Plan for It | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
Rather than hoping that your office becomes a den of collaboration, use these seven tips to help in planning an intentionally collaborative workspace.
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The 10 Keys to Building the Flexible Workplace of the Future

The 10 Keys to Building the Flexible Workplace of the Future | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
Letting employees manage their own time can be good for a company's bottom line. Here's how one firm did it.
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New work space needed by the mobile workforce of the future

New work space needed by the mobile workforce of the future | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
This spring, the U.S. office furniture giant Steelcase Inc. announced it would be strengthening its presence in Japan. With the spread of mobile devices, offices are changing, and there are now more "mobile workers" who have no desks of their own.
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Office Design Takes Literal Spin on Concrete Jungle

Office Design Takes Literal Spin on Concrete Jungle | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
Office Design Takes Literal Spin on Concrete JungleDesignBuild SourceDespite the fact that office spaces may vary in terms of architecture, décor or founding ideologies, their interior design virtually always shares a few commonalities.
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Stand, don't sit, it's good for your health

Stand, don't sit, it's good for your health | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
If you're sitting down right now, do yourself a favor, stand up. Sitting for too long can lead to health problems.
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Meditation can keep you more focused at work, study says

Meditation can keep you more focused at work, study says | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
Regain productivity, reduce stress and increase concentration by learning how to meditate. Your boss may thank you.
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Technology and the Modern Workplace | Business 2 Community

Technology and the Modern Workplace | Business 2 Community | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
Traditional office activities and environments have changed surprisingly little since their creation over 100 years ago.
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The Next Silicon Valley(s)

The Next Silicon Valley(s) | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it

How does innovation prosper? What kind of environment does it require? In a recent interview with The Atlantic Cities, Jonah Lehrer, author of Imagine: How Creativity Works, suggests that creativity is sparked from casual exchanges, the mingling of diversity, the constant interaction with the strange and new. In short, and as a recent study corroborates, innovation flourishes in dense metropolises.

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Should Startups Spend Cheaply, Expensively, or Wisely?

Should Startups Spend Cheaply, Expensively, or Wisely? | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
Should startups spend cheaply, expensively, or wisely when designing an office and purchasing office furniture?
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Can we credit the iPad with transforming the workplace?

Can we credit the iPad with transforming the workplace? | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
Blame it on the iPad. Or the recession. Or Gen Y.
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Best companies to work for 2012: How American Express addresses the need of Gen Y employees

Best companies to work for 2012: How American Express addresses the need of Gen Y employees | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
American Express offers workplace flexibility solutions, such as flexible locations, time flexible schedules and reduced working hours.
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Collaboration is All About the Right Tool for the Right Job

Collaboration is All About the Right Tool for the Right Job | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
If you’re at all like me, odds are you’ve been inundated with articles talking about “how to get the most out of your collaboration efforts”, or “how to maximize team collaboration”.
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Healing through Music

Healing through Music | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
Nurture by Steelcase: At the core of Nurture's approach is the idea that patients, caregivers and partners in care have their own distinct needs within the healthcare environment. We know this because we've watched them firsthand.
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Activity-Based Working means employees no longer have a work space to call their own

Activity-Based Working means employees no longer have a work space to call their own | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it

As the latest incarnation of the 1980s hot-desking design concept, activity-based working provides a variety of non-assigned desks in team neighbourhoods in the office.

Hot-desking is about reducing floor size and desk numbers to minimise real estate costs by taking advantage of the fact workers are out of the office more than they are in it. It is about giving workers an access pass and a laptop, and telling them to sit in any of 500 desks spread over three levels.

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21 Inspirational Collaboration Workspaces

21 Inspirational Collaboration Workspaces | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
If you're looking for some quick inspiration for creating the perfect collaboration workspace, here are 21 amazing examples.
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Workplace happiness: What's the secret?

Workplace happiness: What's the secret? | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
Research scientist Ben Waber says the secret to workplace happiness can be as simple as rearranging the office or limiting e-mail in favor of face-to-face chats.
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Office Space for the Wandering Worker

Office Space for the Wandering Worker | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
A free Web site matches people looking for a place to work for the day with businesses that have available desks to offer.
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Famous Companies That Started in Garages

Famous Companies That Started in Garages | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
All companies start somewhere, from a garage or a kitchen table. They began with an office of some sort including Google and Mattel. Here we round up a few notable companies whose humble beginnings were a garage.
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Why You Should Be Hiring Millennials [Infographic]

Why You Should Be Hiring Millennials [Infographic] | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
There are certain stereotypes that go along with being a millennial. Social media-obsessed and apathetic are two that I see thrown around most often.
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Green Building Materials Are a Bright Spot in the Construction Market

Green Building Materials Are a Bright Spot in the Construction Market | Office Environments Of The Future | Scoop.it
2010 would appear to have been the “tipping point” in which sustainable building ceased to be a luxury brand and became a wise business decision.
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