Open Office Floor Plans Exist Because You Can’t Be Trusted

Laurie Ruettimann Laurie Ruettimann, Uncategorized

I have listened to many smart and sensible people debate the merits and drawbacks of open office plans. Some people believe that an open office environment will create better interdepartmental communication and stop people from hoarding information. Unfortunately, academics and researchers are finding that open office environments can impair cognitive abilities. Many others believe that open environments create hostility and a sense of helplessness among …