Luxury and helpfulness seem incompatible
Follow Behavioral Norms
Work by Welsh and team indicates the value of designing coffee corners into many types of spaces.
Two important resources to review
Wang, Zhu, and Handy report that textures we touch influence how empathetic we are.
Scientists have learned that distance between workers’ work areas influences the likelihood that unethical behavior will “trickle-down” through an organization, from higher-level managers to other employees.
Reconciling conflicting goals
Evaluating working away from the corporate campus
Use light's power to create spaces where humans thrive
We are better liars in some locations than others
Signs tell us what we should do and how we should do it. Sometimes the messages that we “read” from them are consistent with the objectives of the people who’ve designed the signs and other times they’re not. What distinguishes effective signs from ineffective ones?