Welsh and his colleagues have recently completed a study with implications for the design of open workplaces.
As the push for new ideas grows in every segment of society, there is increasing pressure for people to be creative during the work day. Generating new ideas is never easy, so it is important that physical environment support creative work.
Designers’ focus on creating experiences for users is relatively new.
Giving workers control over dimming the lighting levels in their workspaces is a good idea.
Edmans research indicates that as employee satisfaction increases, so do corporate performance and stock price.
There is a significant relationship between the job-related psychological stress experienced by office workers and their physical conditions.
Group members value places more highly if the places in question are more closely tied to the identity of the group.
The British Council for Offices reviewed the research literature to investigate the relationship between office design and organizational performance.
Workplace personalization is important to employees, and provides them with positive benefits.
A case study provides an insightful analysis of the relationship between workplace design and layout and the flow of information and interaction.