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Why Bother With Buildings At All? - Steelcase Workspring
We’re entering a new phase in the purpose of buildings. What do we think we know about the ground state conditions for the next phase? First, this “new work” experience is defined by the cognitive and social, the I and the We. Learning and creativity are keys. Our work cultures are already beginning to reflect this, but our attitude about space has not kept up, hence low utilization.
workforce-development  around-the-web  collabarative-workspace  workforce-mobility  virtual-offices  office-design  this-week-205 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Why Remote Workers Are More (Yes, More) Engaged - HBR
Who is more engaged and more committed to their work and rates their leaders the highest? A. People who work in the office.
B. People who work remotely. If you picked A, you might be as surprised as the investment firm I worked with recently, which found in reviewing results of a 360-degree feedback process that the answer was, in fact, B.
virtual-offices  around-the-web  This-Week-180  workforce-mobility  workforce-development  Matt 
august 2012 by areadevelopment
Virtual Tech Powers Mobile Workers -
It’s never been easier to work outside the confines of the corporate office. An assortment of technologies make it possible for nearly anyone to work in a “virtual office,” with anywhere, anytime access to the information and applications needed to get the job done.
workforce-development  workforce-mobility  virtual-offices  this-week-136  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
august 2011 by areadevelopment
The Rise of the Virtual Office - Technology Review
As the definition of the workplace changes, dramatic increases in productivity could be ahead.
virtual-offices  workforce-mobility  workforce-development  labor  this-week-136  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
august 2011 by areadevelopment
Is energy efficiency the next work-from-home benefit? - Jones Lang LaSalle Green Blog
It is a common strategy for companies to provide more support for working from home if employees in qualified roles give up their office and commit to being a remote worker 60%, 80%, or more of the time. Full time remote workers often receive reimbursement for internet access, telephony and home office furniture or equipment such as printers.
facility-planning  workforce-development  virtual-offices  workforce-mobility  this-week-134  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
july 2011 by areadevelopment

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