Open Plan Offices ABC Radio Brisbane 18 January 2017

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Sander says that open-plan offices have been common for some time now. She explains that such offices were originally designed to reduce the space in office and boost collaboration. She says that according to research, traditional open-plan offices result in less productivity and collaboration. Taylor wonders why the construction of open-plan offices still continue. Sander explains that open-plan offices, if done appropriately, can work. She then elaborates on the advantages and disadvantages of having open-plan offices and how it affects productivity.

Period18 Jan 2017

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  • TitleOpen Plan Offices
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletABC Radio Brisbane
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size9 mins 18 secs
    CountryAustralia
    Date18/01/17
    DescriptionSander says that open-plan offices have been common for some time now. She explains that such offices were originally designed to reduce the space in office and boost collaboration. She says that according to research, traditional open-plan offices result in less productivity and collaboration. Taylor wonders why the construction of open-plan offices still continue. Sander explains that open-plan offices, if done appropriately, can work. She then elaborates on the advantages and disadvantages of having open-plan offices and how it affects productivity.
    Producer/AuthorJohn Taylor
    PersonsElizabeth (Libby) Sander