Working Mother

New Study Finds Major Reason Open Floor Plan Offices Are a Horrible Idea

Open Floor Plan Office

Science says: No one really talks to one another at this kind of workplace setup.

Photo: iStock

When companies tell their employees they're about to adopt an for their office, their main selling point (aside from the fact that open-plan offices are probably cheaper) is that this type of. Because if you're sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with your colleagues, with very little privacy, you're pretty much forced to interact with them more often, right?

Citiți o mostră, înregistrați-vă pentru a citi în continuare.

Mai multe de la Working Mother

Working Mother9 min citite
Making Their Case
Sarah Alicea was thrilled when she found out she was due with her first child in 2017. A police officer for the town of Cromwell, Connecticut, she worked her normal patrol duty until she was five months pregnant, when she asked for a temporary desk j
Working Mother8 min citite
The Eternal Activist
Alyssa Milano’s favorite four-letter word is something we can actually print: hope. And she’s full of it. When the prominent social-justice activist meets people in person who disagree with her, they’re respectful and gracious. Despite a lukewarm rec
Working Mother2 min citite
THE TODDLER TIMES: Calendar of Events
November 18 Hayden James, known for his finger paints on multimedia series of trains, puppies and his grandmother, will present his newest cry-based performance piece, “More Ice Cream,” in his trendy downtown preschool’s backyard, 2-4 p.m. Admission