Try these tactics to help people feel more comfortable and collaborative in your office space.
Fast, efficient communication is a company's lifeblood, and an open office environment is the key to achieving it.
Open office plans are intended to encourage spontaneous collaboration but most evidence suggests they accomplish the exact opposite.
Forgoing a corner office creates a more collaborative, innovative workplace.
The ability to get your mind swiftly back on the project at hand is the next best thing to not being interrupted in the first place.
The youngest workers entering the workforce aren't like their older siblings. Good luck keeping everybody happy.
The open office was an exciting innovation in 1900, and people didn't like it then, either.
Not every office space is for every entrepreneur.
Working in a small space cramped with a good number of professionals can kill the employee well-being.
This CEO sits smack dab in the middle of her team, allowing her to catch things she would have missed sitting in the C-suite.
Collaboration is the essence of teamwork, but interruptions are the bane of anyone trying to concentrate. There is a way to make this work.
Liberal access to information helps the team recognize ways to innovate they otherwise wouldn't know enough to think of.
When the rules of open-office etiquette are observed, camaraderie, communication and collaboration will ensue.