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Open Plan Offices Cause Less Stress Than Cubicles And Private Offices,

According to the authors, workers in open plan offices tend to move around more, as opposed to people in cubicles and private offices. The results were surprising considering the derision many people feel for the open office paradigm. Workers in open offices were 32% more physically active at their jobs than employees in private offices, and 20% more active than people working in cubicles. Most importantly the workers who were
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Sustainable Office Design: Can Eco-Friendly Still Be Beautiful?

There are many misconceptions about sustainable office design-with one of the most common myths being that eco-friendly offices can't be as good looking. Here are three key tips to design a beautiful, sustainable office. Energy efficiency is a top priority within sustainable office design, with the general goal to reduce energy consumption and waste as much as possible. Don't forget to kit out your office with energy-saving light bulbs-many commercial
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What Kind Of Workplace Will Attract Gen Z? Just Ask The Colleges

Employers have just started to wrap their heads around Millennials-now enter the next set of employees: Gen Z! How will the up-and-coming "iGeneration" affect the future of work? For a preview of how those born between the mid-1990s and mid-2000s will want to experience the workplace, just look to what higher education is doing. As Gen Z starts their final years of education, colleges and universities are striving to deliver
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Apac Intelligence Roundtable: The Rise Of Agile Workplaces

Activity-based working, flexible shared spaces and evolving workforce demands are significantly transforming our work environment. Flexible work schedules and agile workplaces have evolved from niche concept to workplace norm. Across the region, employees now have more control over how, where and when they work. Our roundtable participants highlighted the challenges of this evolving workplace, debating whether it was still possible to ensure a high level of productivity if employees work
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3 Concerns About Data Analytics

Workplace Analytics PART. Are data analytics too costly? Not valuable enough? Do they create a Big Brother atmosphere? Here are three concerns FMs may have to overcome about workplace analytics. Data analytics are value drivers for efficient and cost-effective use of workspace and personnel on a daily basis. Here again, the data shows analytics are value drivers capable of significantly reducing operating costs and increasing ROI. To prove the point,
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The Top Six Priorities Of The Modern Workspace

The modern workplace can be confusing - busy, varied and increasingly stressful. We regularly see workplace trends come and go; we see ideas touted as fact, and many workplaces struggle to keep up, aiming to increase productivity and employee happiness in any way they can. The most important priority for any modern workplace - flexible working styles and agile working areas have been shown to have a positive impact on
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Designing The Workplace For Every Generation Workplace Design For All Generations

Design shouldn't only be a tactic for recruiting the next generation of talent. Generation Z is newly entering the workforce, and according to a survey by Thrive Global, Gen-Z is already stressed out about their health and well-being. While they may be more likely to shop at farmers markets and buy organic, it doesn't mean they're the only generations to desire a safe and healthy workplace. If you ask an
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Millennials Are So Last Year: Commercial Real Estate Developers Build With Gen Z In Mind

Welcome to Generation Z's influence on commercial real estate. Take a look at how the core five commercial real estate sectors are already incorporating the demands of Generation Z:. Multifamily. Environmental considerations will also be hugely important to Generation Z. Before, someone might have simply been looking for a three-bedroom place with two bathrooms, but Gen Z renters will take interest in granular details like the types of building materials
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Can Companies Design A Happy Workplace?

In a recent global survey, roughly 70 percent of employees said that happiness at work is the best ingredient for a unique work experience, according to new JLL research. "Happiness is defined as 'a pleasurable or satisfying experience,'" says Marie Puybaraud, Global Head of Research, JLL. "In the future of work, experience really should be a major focus to drive a high level of satisfaction from work. People are craving