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The Pros and Cons of Open Offices

July 19th, 2016

In today’s fast-paced business world, flexibility has become a desirable perk to offer your team members. Today’s workers not only crave flexibility in terms of on-the-job hours in order to spend more time with their families, but they also are seeking a flexible physical environment in which the stuffy confines of traditional office cubicles are lifted. This creates a new workspace trend called open offices; read on to learn about the pros and cons of this new approach.

Does your workplace have an open office floor plan?

Does your workplace have an open office floor plan?

3 Pros of Open Offices

  1. Allows for a More Cohesive Team

According to Inc., open offices ensure quick collaboration. “Employees can quickly scan the immediate area and locate fellow team members who are hard at work alongside them. By eliminating the need to send emails or wander the office searching for people, organizations are sure that teams will collaborate more, benefiting their bottom line.” Read the rest of this entry »

6 Tips for Open Offices: Pros and Cons

May 19th, 2015

A common trend many companies are moving toward is dropping cubicle boundaries and creating open offices. There are positives and negatives to this choice, with emotions ranging from loving the redesigned spaces to hating them. Here are 3 pros and cons of open offices so you can decide for yourself what might work best for your workplace.

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  1. Increased Distractions

With open offices, employees will likely face distractions and it may be a challenge to control these factors. To combat this, consider letting employees take breaks outside, work in common spaces or use headphones when pursuing challenging or solitary projects. Read the rest of this entry »