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The Open-Office Trap

The Open-Office Trap | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
A growing body of evidence suggests that the open office undermines the very things that it was designed to achieve.
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Study: Open Offices Are Making Us All Sick - At Work - WSJ

Study: Open Offices Are Making Us All Sick - At Work - WSJ | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
Short-term sick leave spikes when workers sit close together, researchers say.
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Offices For All! Why Open-Office Layouts Are Bad For Employees, Bosses, And Productivity

Offices For All! Why Open-Office Layouts Are Bad For Employees, Bosses, And Productivity | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
In part one of our two-part series, Fast Company senior editor Jason Feifer makes a case for giving all workers a little alone time--behind an office...
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Gensler 2013 U.S. Workplace Study Findings

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Go Create: Creative Space

Creative Space by Peter Lloyd in Articles by Peter Lloyd and other original thinkers on goCreate.com, Creative Center of the Universe.
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Lessons In Creative Workspaces From A Startup In An Italian Villa | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Lessons In Creative Workspaces From A Startup In An Italian Villa | Fast Company | Business + Innovation | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
We need the building not as the stageset for creativity writes Fabrica CEO Dan Hill but as part of the toolkit a character rather than a backdrop.
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The Unique Job Perks That Employees Love - Forbes

The Unique Job Perks That Employees Love - Forbes | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
In a recent national survey, 95 percent of Americans consider a job’s perks and benefits before 
deciding to either stay in a position or accept an offer. Attracting top talent with just a higher salary is something of the past.
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The Most Outrageous Workplace Luxuries - Forbes

The Most Outrageous Workplace Luxuries - Forbes | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
There are offices where they offer you nap pods and massage chairs.
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Kill Your Meeting Room — The Future's in Walking and Talking | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Kill Your Meeting Room — The Future's in Walking and Talking | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
“Sitting has become the smoking of our generation.” I argued this in my recent talk at TED2013 and elsewhere while advocating for the concept of “walking meetings” because we spend more time sitting than sleeping.
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New Office Designs Offer Room to Roam and to Think

New Office Designs Offer Room to Roam and to Think | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
The 21st-century workplace extols the value of open space, background noise and outside light — and questions the worth of private offices and other signs of hierarchy.
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The Science Of Posture: Why Sitting Up Straight Makes You Happier And More Productive

The Science Of Posture: Why Sitting Up Straight Makes You Happier And More Productive | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
You're slumping in your chair, aren't you? If you want to be better at work, just say no to slouching.
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Teamwork Without Groupthink | Engineering & Construction Industry | |FMI Quarterly

Teamwork Without Groupthink | Engineering & Construction Industry | |FMI Quarterly | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
FMI Quarterly is the business journal of FMI, speacializing in Business Development, Market Research, Project Managemnt & Finance for the Engineering & Construction Industry.
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Herman Miller Design Connect, April 2013

Herman Miller Design Connect, April 2013 | Office Spaces | Scoop.it

Design, Culture, Knowledge, Solutions.  Herman Miller invites you to explore what inspires us in this quarterly newsletter.

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Companies Crafting Comfy Workspaces, But Do Perks Really Push Performance?

Companies Crafting Comfy Workspaces, But Do Perks Really Push Performance? | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
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Don’t Let Your Work Space Sabotage Your Creative Mojo

Don’t Let Your Work Space Sabotage Your Creative Mojo | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
Callahan Creek Creative Director and Creative Boot Camp author Stefan Mumaw channels his inner Walt Disney to drop creative work space ideas.
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Microsoft Office Labs vision 2019

Microsoft Office Lab - Future Vision Montage (2019) Video of how Microsoft Office team envisions future of the communications. URL: http://www.officelabs.com...
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Silicon Valley's Quest to Keep Workers at Work

Silicon Valley's Quest to Keep Workers at Work | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
Now, more than ever before, Silicon Valley firms want their workers at work.
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How Taking More Meetings Could Save Your Life - Forbes

How Taking More Meetings Could Save Your Life - Forbes | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
You've heard it before, but it bears repeating: Sitting all day is literally killing you. In fact, it's the "smoking of our generation," says exec Nilofer Merchant. Read on for her smart solution we can all adopt: walking meetings.
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From Zappos: 4 Simple Hacks To Foster Office Collaboration

From Zappos: 4 Simple Hacks To Foster Office Collaboration | Office Spaces | Scoop.it
Zappos has a cubicle problem. The online retailer is famous for its fanatical devotion to both customer service and corporate “cultural fit,” going so far as to pay insufficiently committed new hires as much as $2,000 to leave.
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