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Cubicles, offices and collaboration | BizTimes Media

Cubicles, offices and collaboration | BizTimes Media | Workplace | Scoop.it
Businesses must balance different work styles to create efficient and productive work spaces for every employee who walks through the door.
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Gensler’s Workplace Survey Shows Great Workplace Design Drives Innovation

Gensler’s Workplace Survey Shows Great Workplace Design Drives Innovation | Workplace | Scoop.it
Gensler's 2016 Workplace Survey shows innovation and workplace design go hand-in-hand
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Design Offices to Be More Like Neighborhoods - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Design Offices to Be More Like Neighborhoods - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Workplace | Scoop.it
Design Offices to Be More Like Neighborhoods blogs.hbr.org (blog) This has coincided with a boom of new methods to study cities on a macro scale – but many of these techniques can also be used on a micro level to understand and improve workplaces...
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The new trend? Reducing stress in the workplace—by order of management - Fortune

The new trend? Reducing stress in the workplace—by order of management - Fortune | Workplace | Scoop.it
The new trend? Reducing stress in the workplace—by order of management
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“Wellness is the new green,” says Kirsten Ritchie, and as director of sustainable design at the big Gensler architecture and design firm, she would know.
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Germany considering ban on after-hours work emails and calls

Germany considering ban on after-hours work emails and calls | Workplace | Scoop.it
“There are growing demands for workers to be given the right to enjoy their downtime without being constantly on call, and now this could even become law in Germany.”
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Kate Lister's curator insight, September 2, 2014 3:16 PM

While I am all for solution to our increasingly always-on culture, this strikes me as a "one size fits none approach.

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How Smart Workplace Design can Make Your Firm a Talent Magnet

How Smart Workplace Design can Make Your Firm a Talent Magnet | Workplace | Scoop.it
How Smart #Workplace Design can Make Your Firm a Talent Magnet http://t.co/61VTQeiIyl via @recruiterdotcom #recruiting #office #hiring
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The Coworking Forecast 2014 | Deskmag | Coworking

The Coworking Forecast 2014 | Deskmag | Coworking | Workplace | Scoop.it
.@deskmag’s #coworking forecast of 2014 shows trends in #office design http://t.co/Ox4367QQ5v How is #workplace design continuing to evolve?
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How Smart Workplace Design can Make Your Firm a Talent Magnet

How Smart Workplace Design can Make Your Firm a Talent Magnet | Workplace | Scoop.it
How Smart #Workplace Design can Make Your Firm a Talent Magnet http://t.co/61VTQeiIyl via @recruiterdotcom #recruiting #office #hiring
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Get Moving, While Seated At Your Desk - NPR (blog)

Get Moving, While Seated At Your Desk - NPR (blog) | Workplace | Scoop.it
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This post is part of our Weekly Innovation series, in which we explore an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet.
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Google's Launching what they hope to be 100-year study on work-life balance (and more)

Google's Launching what they hope to be 100-year study on work-life balance (and more) | Workplace | Scoop.it

"We all have our opinions and case studies, but there is precious little scientific certainty around how to build great work environments, cultivate high performing teams, maximize productivity, or enhance happiness."

 
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Kate Lister's curator insight, April 27, 2014 8:50 PM

Using scientific methods, Google is studying employee personalities, attitudes toward culture, work projects, co-workers, relationships and more. The goal is to better understand how happiness impacts work and visa versa, how to improve wellbeing, and how to cultivate leaders. 

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How Leading Companies Thrive in Open Plan Environments

How Leading Companies Thrive in Open Plan Environments | Workplace | Scoop.it
If you're considering moving to an open plan workspace in your office, read how these leading companies thrive in their open plan environment.
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Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives

Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives | Workplace | Scoop.it
Tim Harford explains how embracing the mess, in our lives and ourselves, makes us more creative and productive as individuals, and helps us build more smart and
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Best Cities for Telecommuting - Austin TX is #1

Best Cities for Telecommuting - Austin TX is #1 | Workplace | Scoop.it
Where you live can play a big role in determining where you can work.

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Kate Lister's curator insight, July 19, 11:26 AM

Technology, traffic, transit choices and even military presence all play a role in popularity of telework across US cities.

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What's the Future of the Workplace?

MIT professor Thomas Malone predicts that new technologies will enable more decentralized decision making and ultimately more freedom in business.
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Schools teaching kids how to work remotely; a great way to prepare the future workforce

Schools teaching kids how to work remotely; a great way to prepare the future workforce | Workplace | Scoop.it
A growing share of the U.S. labor force works from home, and a handful of tech-savvy school districts in Alabama, Minnesota, and New Jersey have taken note.

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Kate Lister's curator insight, February 18, 11:22 AM

I wouldn't want to see full-time virtual schooling at the primary school level unless there was a serious replacement for the social aspects of education, but working remotely is definitely a skill they need to learn.

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@HBR - Offices should be designed more like neighborhoods

@HBR - Offices should be designed more like neighborhoods | Workplace | Scoop.it
To reform conference room wastelands, think like an urban planner.

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Kate Lister's curator insight, July 27, 2014 2:46 PM

For those of us in the workplace strategy biz, there are no real surprises here, but it's nice to see an article like this in HBR!

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Better Teamwork Through Better Workplace Design

Better Teamwork Through Better Workplace Design | Workplace | Scoop.it
Collaboration is the way we work now. In a 2008 BusinessWeek study of white-collar professionals, 82% reported they needed to partner with others throughout the day to get their work done. That mea...
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Better Teamwork Through Better Workplace Design

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Design Offices to Be More Like Neighborhoods - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Design Offices to Be More Like Neighborhoods - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Workplace | Scoop.it
Design Offices to Be More Like Neighborhoods blogs.hbr.org (blog) This has coincided with a boom of new methods to study cities on a macro scale – but many of these techniques can also be used on a micro level to understand and improve workplaces...
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The new trend? Reducing stress in the workplace—by order of management - Fortune

The new trend? Reducing stress in the workplace—by order of management - Fortune | Workplace | Scoop.it
The new trend? Reducing stress in the workplace—by order of management
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“Wellness is the new green,” says Kirsten Ritchie, and as director of sustainable design at the big Gensler architecture and design firm, she would know.
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