Let the Inmates Run the Asylum

Allowing your employees to bring in personal items, family photos (or even their dogs), costs nothing–and provides instant benefits. Not only do these artifacts brighten up a dull office but by letting your team be themselves at work “you really start to build a community,” says Kuske. “People act much more natural, which of course is really good for innovation and creativity. When you build trust in relationships and comfort, people will take risks.” [read]

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  1. Marianne says:

    Wow, some truly original ideas there! I totally agree that office design should be geared around watching the behaviour of employees. I guess it’s important not to lose sight of the fact that an office is first and foremost a place of work and not everybody would find these designs a good environment to do so, but it does demonstrate the wealth of possibilities offered by office design.

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