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Workspaces That Move People

Today’s offices don’t encourage us to mingle - but that’s what creativity and productivity demand.

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Collaboration
Creativity
Human Connection
Innovation
Social Interaction and Socialization

Summary

Few companies measure whether the design of their workspaces helps or hurts performance, but they should. The authors have collected data that capture individuals’ interactions, communications, and location information. They’ve learned that face-to-face interactions are by far the most important activity in an office; creating chance encounters between knowledge workers, both inside and outside the organization, improves performance.