The open office layout is having a PR crisis. Over the past few years, dozens if not hundreds of articles have been published everywhere from the Fast Company to Buzzfeed to the Washington Post trashing the open office layout.
But are open layout offices really the root of all negative workplace behavior? Furthermore, are there instances where open office floorplans have lived up to their initial promise of improved productivity, collaboration and innovation? In an effort to learn more, we sat down with our speakers from Simple Finance, Robin, & Chapman University to discuss:
Includes perspectives from 4 Future Offices 2019 Speakers:
Exclusive interview with Cheryl Derricotte, Senior Facilities Manager at Patreon about office localization and the importance of workplace equality initiatives.
Exclusive interview with Mike Huaco, VP, Global Head of Workplace and Real Estate at Uber and Vik Aggarwal, Global Head of Enterprise at Knotel on their take on space utilization, flex offices and employee experience at Future Offices Summer 2019.