059 Open Office Spaces: Are They a Productivity Enabler or Disabler? - ProductivityCast

059 Open Office Spaces: Are They a Productivity Enabler or Disabler? – ProductivityCast

We all intuit the importance of our spaces in being and staying productive throughout the workday. Yet, companies and management have different goals and objectives when it comes to how they structure those spaces. In today’s cast, we discuss the topic of open office spaces, and whether or not they are a productivity enabler or disabler.

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In this Cast | Open Office Spaces

Ray Sidney-Smith

Art Gelwicks

Francis Wade

Show Notes | Open Office Spaces

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The Open Plan Office Is a Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Idea

Library Rules – How to Make an Open Office Plan Work







The Essential Workplace

The future office is here

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