Sound Matters combines an extensive review of the acoustic environments in contemporary offices with tools to alleviate undesirable conditions.
Distracting sound remains a serious issue in many workplaces and the GSA Public Buildings Service has written Sound Matters: How to Achieve Acoustic Comfort in the Contemporary Office to help rectify negative situations.
Varlander has reviewed the workplace experiences of employees of a Swedish firm that implemented an open space office design.
British psychologists have learned that all that time we spend sitting at work has repercussions beyond the size of the posterior we’re sitting on.
A classic study of workplace personalization presents findings that are still important today.
Jahncke and her colleagues explored the performance repercussions of noise in open-plan offices.
Employee engagement is currently a hot topic around the executive water cooler.
Noise volume matters in the operating room, multi-tasking fails under neuroimaging, and occupant workspace satisfaction mainly depends on three factors.
Skype recently underwrote a survey of 1,000 technology-empowered workers in the United States on the future of work and the workplace.
Work Places: The Psychology of the Physical Environment in Offices and Factories remains a fundamental reference for workplace design practitioners and researchers.