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Forget the 'Open Workspace.' Say Hello to the 'Balanced Workspace.'
However, recent studies have claimed that the open-office model causes employees more harm than good. Researchers argue that this type of work environment creates more disruptions and distractions, increases the spread of illness, generates more stress, decreases creativity and productivity and results in lower employee morale.
cpsr  workplace 
august 2016 by scilib
Office design is preventing workers from concentrating, say studies
Lack of private space in office interiors is constraining the creativity and productivity of workers, according to data from two new UK workplace surveys (+ slideshow).
cpsr  workplace 
august 2016 by scilib
suburban office parks - Twitter - Jennifer Keesmaat - 3:14 PM - 21 Jul 2016
Previously thriving suburban office parks are now experiencing double digit vacancy rates and declining rents, as employers flock downtown.
cpsr  work_location  from twitter
july 2016 by scilib
Core Values: Why American Companies are Moving Downtown (PDF)
Link for previous tweet - Core Values: Why American Companies are Moving Downtown (PDF) /via
cpsr  work_location  from twitter
july 2016 by scilib
moved to more walkable places - Twitter - Happy City - 3:05 PM - 19 Jul 2016
~500 companies in the US moved to more walkable, bikeable, and transit-friendly places to attract and retain talent.
cpsr  work_location  from twitter
july 2016 by scilib
The Lousy Urban Design Of America's Most Innovative Companies
FastCoDesign looks at suburban corporate campuses and raises issues of design, isolation, class and race
cpsr  workplace  work_location  from twitter
april 2016 by scilib
Increase in new downtown office space being driven by workers | Financial Post
Nov 2013 - Increase in new downtown office space being driven by workers "Suburban offices are being vacated"
cpsr  urbanism  from twitter
august 2014 by scilib
Ten Tips on Organizing Your Mind, from Dr. Daniel Levitin - Speakeasy - WSJ
WSJ - Ten Tips on Organizing Your [Work], from Dr. Daniel Levitin Take breaks. Rest. Leave work at work.
cpsr  productivity  levitin  from twitter
august 2014 by scilib
Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain
Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain. Vacation isn’t a luxury. Neither is daydreaming.
cpsr  productivity  levitin  vacation  from twitter
august 2014 by scilib
i-teams
The teams and funds making innovation happen in governments around the world /via
gc2020  w2p  cpsr  innovation  from twitter
june 2014 by scilib
Some Cities Are Spurring the End of Sprawl
"We’re seeing a lot of suburban office parks are really struggling today"
cpsr  urbanism  sprawl  from twitter
june 2014 by scilib
Rent-a-space Breather app makes quiet a commodity
Our environment (including workplace) is now so noisy and distracting that people will pay for quiet space
cpsr  noise  from twitter
june 2014 by scilib
Relax! You’ll Be More Productive
Renewal + Value + Focus + Purpose = better work environment says
gc2020  cpsr  from twitter
june 2014 by scilib
Amazon's Bezos: Suburban HQ 'would have been the wrong decision' - GeekWire
Amazon’s Bezos: Suburban HQ ‘would have been the wrong decision’
cpsr  from twitter
may 2014 by scilib
Big Idea 2014: Goodbye Silicon Valley, Hello Silicon Cities
exurban science parks and business parks “scrambling to urbanize” - diversity, connection seen as key
cpsr  from twitter
january 2014 by scilib
Companies Say Goodbye to the 'Burbs - WSJ.com
Wall Street Journal - Companies Say Goodbye to the 'Burbs - Young Talent Wants to Live downtown
cpsr  from twitter
december 2013 by scilib
The eureka moment (and nine other creativity myths) - The Globe and Mail
I liked all the items in this list: The eureka moment (and nine other creativity myths)
cpsr  from twitter
december 2013 by scilib
Bonus Work Space, Right in the Lobby
NYTimes: Bonus Work Space, Right in the Lobby
cpsr  from twitter
november 2013 by scilib
Twitter Helps Revive a Seedy San Francisco Neighborhood
shift to urban from suburban - “Silicon Valley… no longer has a grip on technology companies”
cpsr  from twitter
november 2013 by scilib
RSA Animate - Re-Imagining Work - YouTube
I have a lot of thoughts about Workplace 2.0 and working smarter, but this video says most of them better than I can
cpsr  from twitter
october 2013 by scilib
Want to accomplish more? Then do less - The Globe and Mail
Want to accomplish more? Then do less. - Globe and Mail, 2009
cpsr  from twitter
september 2013 by scilib
GSA - Total WorkPlace
"Provide correct mix of individual & collaborative spaces to support employee work patterns."
totalworkplace  cpsr  from twitter
september 2013 by scilib
For younger workers, perks trump pay - The Globe and Mail
Globe - younger workers prefer "training opportunities, global exposure and flexible work options"
cpsr  from twitter
september 2013 by scilib
Make Time for the Work That Matters - Harvard Business Review
RT : "We instinctively cling to tasks that make us feel busy and thus important…"
cpsr  knowledgework  from twitter
august 2013 by scilib
Bicycling for Thinner Texans and New Businesses
cycling in Texas - "if they want to get any kind of high-tech industry, they need this stuff"
cpsr  from twitter
august 2013 by scilib
Hollywood’s New Stars: Pedestrians
sitting is the new smoking - the standing desk and walking meeting come to LA
cpsr  from twitter
august 2013 by scilib
Facebook Open Plan Office To Be Rich In Distractions - ABC News
MT : designing your next office? proof that open-plan offices should not be the default option
cpsr  from twitter
july 2013 by scilib
BBC - Capital - Why can’t Generation X get ahead at work?
Gen X "continue to find boomers blocking their way to the top as older workers delay retirement" /v
cpsr  from twitter
july 2013 by scilib
How Silicon Valley's Tech Reign Will End - Atlantic Mobile
"Young workers want to live in a city" - How Silicon Valley's Tech Reign Will End
cpsr  from twitter
july 2013 by scilib
In Head-Hunting, Big Data May Not Be Such a Big Deal
Google HR talks about what the data tell them about hiring & leadership /via
cpsr  from twitter
june 2013 by scilib
The future of the American city - FT.com
long interesting article - The future of the American city By Edward Luce /v
cpsr  from twitter
june 2013 by scilib
Yahoo Getting Space at Old Home of The Times
tech in the city - Yahoo Getting Space at Old Home of The Times big tech companies locating in Manhattan
cpsr  from twitter
may 2013 by scilib
Policy on Acceptable Network and Device Use
RT Whoa.Official policy allowing Skype,Google Hangouts?Explicit promotion of community?
w2p  cpsr  from twitter_favs
may 2013 by scilib
Learning at work day 2013
UK MT : Today is Learning at Work Day. My post on why it's key for Civil Servants:
cpsr  NLAWDay  from twitter
may 2013 by scilib
How Generation X is Shaping Government
How Generation X is Shaping Government - particular focus on internal & external sides of public engagement
cpsr  opengov  opendata  from twitter
may 2013 by scilib
What Marissa Mayer Doesn't (and Does) Get About White-Collar Work | Wired Opinion | Wired.com
important we don't design a one-size-fits-all Workplace 2.0, because there are many types of knowledge work
cpsr  from twitter
may 2013 by scilib
In-town job growth | Atlanta Forward
MT : Coca-Cola moving 500 employees from the burbs to city core. Is job sprawl reversing itself?
cpsr  from twitter
may 2013 by scilib
Geeks unite: the bond between bicyclists and techies | People for Bikes
MT : "Strong correlation btwn luring top tech employees & state-of-the-art cycling infrastructure"
cpsr  from twitter
may 2013 by scilib
BBC News - The pleasures and perils of the open-plan office
RT : Noisy, distracting and they guarantee frictions - so why are open-plan offices so popular?
cpsr  from twitter
march 2013 by scilib
Fewer drivers among urban youth in Metro Vancouver
MT : 50% of Vancouverites aged 16-24 don't bother with license, says :
hzca  cpsr  from twitter
march 2013 by scilib
When You’ve Had One Meeting Too Many
start declining meeting requests - NYT - When You’ve Had One Meeting Too Many
cpsr  from twitter
february 2013 by scilib
Programmer Interrupted
Applies to a lot of knowledge work - we need a variety of workplace options - Programmer Interrupted
cpsr  from twitter
january 2013 by scilib
Downtown feeling the pressure of Echo Boomer influx - The Globe and Mail
We're up for it! "Growing pains are an inevitable part of Toronto evolving into a world-class city"
cpsr  from twitter_favs
january 2013 by scilib
Silencing the Smartphone
RT : RT : Encouraging plugged-in employees to disconnect in their off-hours
w2p  cpsr  from twitter
january 2013 by scilib
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