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5 Strategic Considerations When Re-Designing Your Workspace

Service Futures, powered by ISS, gives a good insight into the five key factores which you should consider when you are re-designing an office. Formulate a vision and success criteria Identify needs and group characteristics Discuss similarities and differences in behaviors Get the commitment of management Engage end users Read More about the five strategic considerations when re-designing your workspace.
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Open Offices Can Be Productivity Blockers

Open offices bring many advantages. From increased efficiency to better collaboration, but workers in open offices often complain about distractions. Inc.com shows why open offices are hindering productivity, and ways to improve: Too much noise Too many adhoc meetings Poor office layout Personal issues Read more on Inc.com: Your Open Office Design Might Be Hindering Productivity. Here's How to Fix It
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Good Workplace Plays A Key Role In Productivity

Can the workplace affect productivity? Productivity today is about more than output per hour, or output per worker. Innovation can also be key to productivity, for example, by improving the processes that produce outputs and the quality thereof, and by generating ideas for new outputs. Physical space can enhance innovation. It can be designed to bring people together to interact, collaborate and share knowledge – and potentially spark innovative ideas.
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How to Stay Focused When Working from Home

Remote working has its benefits. But at the same time, it is difficult to draw the line between personal and professional time. In a study by Elizabeth Grace Saunders, published on Harvard Business Review, she explains how establish working hours, structuring the day and setting boundaries could help those who work from home. Read How to Stay Focused When You’re Working from Home in Harvard Business Review.