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The Truth About Open Offices Revealed

Succinctly. Myth: Open offices result in massive collaboration. Reality: 2 people loudly collaborate; 30 must wear headphones to get any work done. — Jochen Wolters (@jochenWolters) April 7, 2016

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The Truth About Open Offices

I've written many times about the foolishness and destructiveness of open plan offices. Here is a pithy summary of the truth about such plans. If you want to know why they are so beloved of management, take a look at … Continue reading

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Roundup of Open Plan Office Research

Jack Schofield over at ZD Net has a nice post on the evils of open plan office layouts. That's a favored Irreal hobbyhorse, of course, so you might think I've said just about everything there is to say about the … Continue reading

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Finally, Some Sanity

I've written before (1, 2, 3, 4) about the insanity that is the open plan office. One would think that it would have withered and died by now but, sadly, it seems as robust as ever. At least the successful … Continue reading

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