productivity

Productivity push: mind the gap between landlords and occupiers

Findings from the Stoddart Review suggest that an effective workplace can boost business productivity. Leeson Medhurst from 360 Workplace discusses his initial thoughts about the Review’s findings

The wheel of fortune to improve collaboration

Space design isn’t the only factor in improving intelligent collaboration, says Canadian expert Peter Smit, a speaker at WORKTECH Toronto 2016. His collaboration wheel spins through the issues

West Coast whirlwind: why things are getting complicated

Don’t look for a single pattern from WORKTECH West Coast 2016 - a wealth of mind-expanding material on the contradictions of future work was what made it memorable

Berlin bombshell: the Germans are losing the plot too

Germany’s position as Europe’s poster boy for office productivity is under threat, according to speakers at WORKTECH Berlin 2016

Battling burnout: what North American workers need right now

The results of a Staples survey of more than 3,000 office workers in the US and Canada revealed that more needs to be done to improve employee engagement and morale

Feelgood factor: how workplace design supports wellbeing

Employee productivity has become a limiting concept: using workplace design to promote a more holistic approach to the whole person is fast coming into view

Designing utopia: Chile’s great experiment in cybernetic control

Utopian visions by 37 nations at the inaugural London Design Biennale largely ignored the work economy - Chile’s Counterculture Room proved the exception to the rule

The power of participation in workplace design

New study on employee wellbeing measures impact of inviting people to create their own workspace interventions