Why Open Offices Bug You, and Other Industry News

Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.

Open plan office

  • Leigh Stringer, WDM friend and expert contributor, posted a great interview on her blog with Ethan Bernstein, author of the popular HBR article, “The Transparency Trap”, about the real reason open offices bother us so much.
  • What do your employees really think about your workplace? Forbes has the results from a recent PwC study on the subject.
  • Nature World News reports on recent research that suggests an “inadequate amount of stimulation in the workplace and an unclean working environment can both affect the brain functions of employees on the long run”.
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