Open-Plan Work Spaces Lower Productivity And Employee Morale
- Jeff Baker
- Curated Content, Legacy
- July 19, 2019
What seemed like a good idea at the time turned out to have opposite of the intended effect: recent studies have shown that open-space work environments actually reduce productivity and lower employee morale. In fact, they led to fewer face-to-face interactions, less collaboration and lower job satisfaction. Today, companies are moving towards giving employees a greater sense of control over their work environment by giving them more privacy.