Feeling touchy about office design and the places we work

When it comes to how we think, behave and interact with other people, we may be affected more than we might assume by our sense of touch. According to a study by Simon Storey and Professor Lance Workman from the University of South Wales, people cooperate a lot better with each other when they’ve been …

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Three quarters of Germans in underperforming offices, but there are solutions, Gensler study finds

New research by global architecture firm Gensler has found that a staggering 13 million German employees work in underperforming offices, with poorly designed shared and group offices standing in the way of innovation and collaboration in businesses. Whilst Germany remains undeniably one of the most innovative countries globally, Gensler’s 2019 Workplace Survey found that the …

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How meetings can be bad for profits

Poorly organised meetings have a significant impact on revenue. Professionals in the UK, Germany, and the US spend two hours a week in pointless meetings which adds up to 13 days over the course of a year. Many professionals consider two-thirds of the meetings they attend unnecessary. These are the conclusions of The Doodle State …

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Sedus INSIGHTS Issue #7

The #7 issue of Sedus INSIGHTS, the Sedus trend monitor, which offers a glimpse of the latest social developments and the evolution of the work and office world, is now available. In this latest issue we analyse how new ways of working are generating different leadership styles and the profound implications that all this has for the …

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Feeling touchy about office design and the places we work

When it comes to how we think, behave and interact with other people, we may be affected more than we might assume by our sense of touch. According to a study by Simon Storey and Professor Lance Workman from the University of South Wales, people cooperate a lot better with each other when they’ve been …

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Feeling touchy about office design and the places we work

When it comes to how we think, behave and interact with other people, we may be affected more than we might assume by our sense of touch. According to a study by Simon Storey and Professor Lance Workman from the University of South Wales, people cooperate a lot better with each other when they’ve been …

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Taking an enlightened view of the environmental performance of office furniture

The term ‘greenwash’ has been around for quite a while now. The first recorded use of the term dates back to 1992 at the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit and first entered the Oxford Dictionary in 1999, where it is now enshrined as ‘disinformation disseminated by an organisation so as to present an environmentally responsible …

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