The Transdisciplinary Workplace Research Network met September 16-19 in Frankfurt Germany. A number of timely, compelling, applicable sets of research findings were presented; that material is shared here.
Outcome variations quantified
Conditions and professional performance linked
Thermostat settings to set
The implications of working from home are multidimensional.
Peeters, Smolders, and de Kort report on variations in lighting experiences among people working in the same office.
Sadik and Kamardeen researched the professional implications of experiencing indoor nature (for example, inside plants, window views, pre-recorded nature sounds) and outdoor nature.
Performance improves in healthier spaces
Body-Brain tie probed
Divett assessed how being in either an activity-based flexible or open plan workplace influenced employee perceptions of performance.