behaviour

Japanese consortium calls for more creativity in the workplace

The Japanese workplace has been better known for hierarchy than creativity in the past, but now a group of ten leading Japanese firms plans to enhance the creative potential of workers

The changing real estate landscape for technology firms

The trajectory has shifted for tech companies who expanded rapidly amid the pandemic but are now re-sizing and reconsidering their real estate options, according to new report by JLL  

Powering up: battery innovation offers new lease of life to EVs

The purchasing appeal of electric vehicles could be transformed by a new battery innovation, leaving us asking: how could this transform the commute in 2024?

The nine personas that sum up worker behaviour in the flexible era

As employers offer different configurations of remote, hybrid and office-based work, workers are behaving in many different ways too. New US research presents a set of personas that help figure out the puzzle

Shifting boundaries: the next frontier for office security

How offices are being utilised has shifted, but for many companies their access security has stayed the same. A new report from Brivo examines how to respond to security threats that have changed

Not so funny? AI safety conference hails new chatbot

Attendees at the first AI safety conference in the UK were surprised by Elon Musk’s announcement that an AI chatbot with a ‘sense of humour’ is in the works

Is the time now right for a ‘structured hybrid’ approach?

As organisations struggle with lost collaboration after the pandemic, a University of Toronto research study is seeking participating companies to explore the potential of a new model

Are outdoor offices the future? The Nordics lead the way

Working outdoors would be considered a novelty for most of us, but research from Scandinavia suggests that more effort should be put into making it the norm