No More Room of Her Own.
What’s so great about an open office plan? Well, it can make a bunch of money for the interior design firm that reconfigures the floor. Also the company that supplies the rows of picnic tables that are supposed to give a person a sense of personal space. And the business saves a ton on rent and heat. But what about the people who are supposed to work in that environment? What about the creativity that’s supposed to positively explode with all this close-quarters-collaboration? AdAge asked Katie and me (along with other industry folks) what we thought about the trend towards open offices. (Spoiler Alert: not much.)
Check out what we all said, here.