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Trends in the Workplace

 

WorkplaceOne is an approach to planning and product solutions - designed to address new ways of working as individuals, teams and members of multi-generational corporate cultures.

WorkplaceOne | Trends in the workplace | Full Report

WorkplaceOne | The Brochure

 

02. WORKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

In today's top-performing companies workers spend more time collaborating and learning - gathering in meeting rooms, training rooms and team spaces, as well as lounges and cafes. Yet, many companies have not taken into consideration that dedicated workstations are being used less and less.

Study | Chair Sensors Yield Huge Savings 

 

04. DAYLIGHT AND PRODUCTIVITY

More natural light, more windows and better ventilation can dramatically affect worker alertness, productivity and performance. below are a few studies that reinforce that truth.

Study 1|The effects of the indoor environment on human function

Study 2|Daylight and Retail Sales - For the California Energy Commission

Study 3|Windows and Classrooms - Student

Performance and the Indoor Environment

Study 4|Windows and Offices - A Study of Office Worker Performance and the Indoor Environment

 

05. COLLABORATION HAPPENS ANYWHERE

High-performance organizations increasingly emphasize collaboration and look for ways to design opportunities for interaction - great ideas don't necessarily occur when seated at a desk or table.

WorkplaceOne | 05. Collaboration Happens Anywhere

White Paper | IBM "The New Collaboration: Enabling Innovation, Changing the Workplace."  

 

06. CORPORATE NOMADS

As collaboration evolves and becomes a more familiar work mode, it also becomes more fluid, less tied to place. The economic, environmental and health benefits can be significant.

WorkplaceOne | 06. Corporate Nomads

 

07. SPACE IS DEFINED BY WORKSTYLE, NOT STATUS

Once a symbol of achievement and rank, the private office is no longer an important goal for younger workers.

WorkplaceOne | 07. Space is Defined by Workstyle, Not Status

 

08. SUSTAINABLE DESIGN: NICHE OR NORMAL

In the near future, if a company cannot document how its operations and products affect the environment - and the steps being taken to reduce that impact - it will not be able to maintain market position or make it through the RFP process.

WorkplaceOne | 08. Sustainable Design

 

09. DESIGN & THE BOTTOM LINE

Determing the real cost - and value - of the workplace is a complex matter. Intelligent workplace design can help companies lower costs.

WorkplaceOne | 09. Design & The Bottom Line

 

THE NEW EQUATION

The trends described reflect changes in thinking about work and the workplace and require a Workplace Equation that distills the complexities of process and structure and leads into a discussion of the planning styles that we believe address today's needs.

WorkplaceOne | Changes in Thinking: The New Workplace Equation

The New Equation | Layout

 

A MIXED PLAN | A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT

Designed to satisfy the cognitive, social, spiritual and physical needs of people at work, WorkplaceOne creates places for informal social interaction and personal rejuvination, as well as the rigors of learning and intensive collaboration.

Key Planning Styles | The physical workspace solutions