We don’t have a lot of time on this earth! We weren’t meant to spend it this way! Human beings were not meant to sit in little cubicles staring at computer screens all day, filling out useless forms and listening to eight different bosses drone on about mission statements!Peter Gibbons, Office Space
If you have ever worked in a cubicle you can understand that quote.
Although much maligned by movies like Office Space, companies continue to move to open spaces that make collaboration easier and save money on real estate. Which is a win-win in my book. But the infographic below might give you pause (click here to read the source article).
What do you think? Are open offices good? Bad? If its good enough for Facebook is it good enough for your office?
Considering moving to an open office plan? Two good articles to start the conversation: