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Entries in Collaboration (10)

Monday
Apr012013

Back to School: What Campuses Can Teach Us About Workplaces

Photos courtesy of Gensler

A hyper business climate, recession realities, and an increasingly global stage are only a few criteria affecting the ethos of the workplace.

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Thursday
Nov032011

Collaboration is here to stay—Let’s deal with it

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Group work, by nature, is a messy, chaotic process for which there is no reliable template. The nature of group work changes from project to project, group to group, and at times its unpredictability can exasperate participants.

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Thursday
Mar032011

ME Space to WE Space: An Online Case Study

Last week, I shared some thoughts about the shrinking American workspace and the shift from individual ME spaces to collective WE spaces. This week, I’d like to share a project that illustrates how this phenomenon applies to office design.

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Thursday
Feb172011

"Me" Space Versus "We" Space

Ever get the feeling that your workspace is shrinking? Well, you’re probably right. Recently, I spoke with CNN about this topic. And the shrinking trend is only expected to continue.

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Tuesday
Oct122010

Distractions, distractions, distractions! Part 2

Part two in Lisa Bottom’s series exploring the issues surrounding distraction in the workplace, how to find the sweet spot of balancing the needs of the individual with the needs of the team, and exploring what constitutes a boundary.

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