The movement against the open-plan office is gathering momentum. There’s a lot of evidence to show they reduce productivity and make people unhealthy – and you know how annoying they can be if you’re sat near the wrong people.
If you’re arguing the case for your own space at work, Geoffrey James is on your side. He says that executives like open office spaces for ‘dumb reasons’ – they’re faddy, easy, ostentatious and grandiose.
Geoffrey thinks executives that won’t rethink the open plan are like climate change deniers – despite the overwhelming evidence, they don’t want to admit they’re wrong because it makes them vulnerable to sacking.
Is it time you got your own office? Read the full article on Inc.com: