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Issue 66

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Check out the latest information on workplace research, insights and trends that will help you understand how people really work and how creating great space can make a difference.

What Workers Want

Work is more mobile and global than ever before, and happens around the clock. While some organizations have wondered if they even need a physical workplace anymore, forward-thinking companies have found that people need places that bring them together with other people and with their information.

A recent synthesis of Steelcase Workplace Surveys, conducted with over 265 organizations, found key insights about what workers want from their offices. People want to do their best work, so how can we leverage the workplace to inspire and engage employees?

 

 

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Lost time

Employees who are dissatisfied with key workplace factors lose more time per day than the average.

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Age does not matter

People of diverse ages may have more similar workstyles than you think. What’s important to employees is cross-generational. There are few differences in where work occurs, or how time is lost or spent at work.

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Collaboration + Individual work

Both individual and collaborative work need to be properly supported in the workplace. Different types of collaboration require different enviornments and tools.

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Survey-Results

Steelcase recently completed a study based on surveys over a four-year period measuring employee satisfaction, mobility and collaboration. These surveys asked nearly 30,000 participants to measure 30 workplace attributes. Their collective responses provide a telling snapshot of what workers want, need and expect from the workplace.

 

 

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