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What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter.
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An Infographic Perspective of Generation X,Y, and Z.

An Infographic Perspective of Generation X,Y, and Z. | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
THe differences between generations X. Y and Z Infographic
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The office space race: why workplace building is booming

The office space race: why workplace building is booming | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
Demand for fancy new offices is higher than ever – and, for some, the perks keep getting better. But is desk work as we know it dated?
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How One Company is Redesigning its Offices to Maximize Employee Happiness and Productivity

How One Company is Redesigning its Offices to Maximize Employee Happiness and Productivity | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
In a bid to improve productivity, Global insurance company Zurich is letting its employees determine the design of its new North American headquarters.
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Is This the Office of the Future or a $5 Billion Waste of Space?

Is This the Office of the Future or a $5 Billion Waste of Space? | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
Let’s discuss over by the keg
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Solving the Open-Office Paradox | Stegmeier Consulting Group | Workplace Change Management Consultants

Solving the Open-Office Paradox | Stegmeier Consulting Group | Workplace Change Management Consultants | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
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Workspaces That Move People

Workspaces That Move People | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
Today’s offices don’t encourage us to mingle—but that’s what creativity and productivity demand.
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Balancing “We” and “Me”: The Best Collaborative Spaces Also Support Solitude

Balancing “We” and “Me”: The Best Collaborative Spaces Also Support Solitude | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
Artwork: Michael Wolf, The Transparent City 11, 2008 Let us know what you think of your workspace and see how you compare with others. For a look at workplace dynamics around the world, visit Christine Congdon’s article “How Culture Shapes the Office” (HBR May 2013). The open office has a lot of critics these days. […]
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Google Didn't "Get it Wrong": A Deeper Look into that Recent WaPo Piece about Open Offices

Google Didn't "Get it Wrong": A Deeper Look into that Recent WaPo Piece about Open Offices | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
In the wake of the latest diatribe against open office plans, Kay Sargent, director of workplace strategies for Lend Lease, says the vitriol is misguided.
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Why Citi Got Rid of Assigned Desks - HBR

Why Citi Got Rid of Assigned Desks - HBR | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
A pilot initiative is testing a new workspace.
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Citi Mobility program

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WORKTECH 14 West Coast - Steve Monaco - YouTube

CRE:ATIVE the Art of Leading a Change Management Experience Steve Monaco, Head of Global Real Estate & Workplace Services, Motorola Mobility "This inspiring ...
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Here Is When Each Generation Begins and Ends, According to Facts

Here Is When Each Generation Begins and Ends, According to Facts | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
We can all agree that Millennials are the worst. But what is a Millennial? A fight between The New York Times and Slate inspired us to try and figure that out.
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Proposes that Generation Y is not an actual classification, should instead be Millenials

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How One Company is Redesigning its Offices to Maximize Employee Happiness and Productivity

How One Company is Redesigning its Offices to Maximize Employee Happiness and Productivity | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
In a bid to improve productivity, Global insurance company Zurich is letting its employees determine the design of its new North American headquarters.
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This Company Ditched 90 Private Offices

This Company Ditched 90 Private Offices | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
The Toronto ad agency got rid of most of their private offices when they moved into a former turn-of-the-century light bulb factory.
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TripAdvisor hopes lavish new headquarters in Needham will boost hiring

TripAdvisor hopes lavish new headquarters in Needham will boost hiring | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
TripAdvisor will officially unveil its new headquarters in Needham on Tuesday. The hope is that the swanky office will be an advantage in an intensely-competitive hiring market for tech employees.
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Beyond Agile Working - 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity

Beyond Agile Working - 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
It’s becoming clear that the mobility afforded by the latest technology products can be used to aid Knowledge Worker productivity and agile working
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Hot Desking Becomes Hotter As Architects Introduce the 'Living Room' Work Space - Aspect Commercial Interiors

Hot Desking Becomes Hotter As Architects Introduce the 'Living Room' Work Space - Aspect Commercial Interiors | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
Hot Desking Evolving Towards an Informal Working Environment Concept Over the past decade, modern workplaces have moved towards activity-based working spaces or what have been coined as “hot desking”. The trend became popular among businesses wanting to cut down on costs and save space, as activity-based working allows employees to share collaborative spaces and desks. ‘Hot’ Environment Australia’s corporate sector has adapted the trend, where interior architects of new generation modern buildin
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Government launches scheme to attract US tech sector to UK - Workplace Insight

Government launches scheme to attract US tech sector to UK - Workplace Insight | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
The Government has launched a new initiative to attract US tech firms to set up or ramp up their businesses in the UK's tech sector.
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The Transparency Trap

The Transparency Trap | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
Too much openness can be counterproductive. Privacy is just as important to performance.
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Balancing “We” and “Me”: The Best Collaborative Spaces Also Support Solitude

Balancing “We” and “Me”: The Best Collaborative Spaces Also Support Solitude | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
Artwork: Michael Wolf, The Transparent City 11, 2008 Let us know what you think of your workspace and see how you compare with others. For a look at workplace dynamics around the world, visit Christine Congdon’s article “How Culture Shapes the Office” (HBR May 2013). The open office has a lot of critics these days. […]
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How LinkedIn's Hong Kong office encourages staff to "think big" [PHOTOS]

How LinkedIn's Hong Kong office encourages staff to "think big" [PHOTOS] | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
"It's not just about productivity," says Hari Krishnan, LinkedIn's APAC managing director.
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Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace.

Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace. | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
Workplaces need more walls, not fewer.
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​How physical space can drive cultural change - Philadelphia Business Journal

​How physical space can drive cultural change - Philadelphia Business Journal | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
Public Health Management Corp. not only changed its offices but changed its corporate culture in the process. Its president and CEO Richard J. Cohen discusses the transition.
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PHMC in Philly space transition changes culture, too

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Design Offices to Be More Like Neighborhoods

Design Offices to Be More Like Neighborhoods | Workplace Strategy | Scoop.it
To reform conference room wastelands, think like an urban planner.
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from Harvard Business Review

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