• Yes, open office plans are the worst

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    If you're endlessly distracted by your co-workers in the gaping open office space you all share, you're not alone. Compared to traditional office spaces, face-to-face interaction in open office spaces is down 70 percent with resulting slips in productivity, according to Harvard researchers in a new study published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B this month.
    In the study, researchers followed two anonymous Fortune 500 companies during their transitions between a traditional office space to an open plan environment and used a sensor called a “sociometric badge” to record...
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