Teams are under more pressure than ever, expected to untangle complex problems, deliver fantastic results and do it all faster than their competitors. Today’s teams are hyper-collaborators who navigate a fluid, fast-paced flow of interdependent ideas, redefining both teamwork and me work. Their work has changed dramatically, but their workspaces? Not so much. Steelcase researchers reveal how to create spaces that give today’s revolutionaries what they expect and need to excel at work.
How a classroom is designed and furnished can significantly improve how educators teach and how students learn.
“We work hard to create an equitable and inspiring place to work, and it’s a delight to be recognized for our efforts,” said Jim Keane, Steelcase President and CEO.
Turns out, finding the privacy you need at work doesn’t necessarily require closing a door. A new Steelcase study proves that when an open plan office is designed with pockets of visual privacy, it really is possible to focus and get things done. But don’t close your eyes to this additional finding: When it’s time to get creative, being in an open space with open views can help.
Leadership looks very different today than it did just a few decades ago. Organizations are shifting from hierarchical and self-contained models to part of a broader system with less concentrated control. Kim Dabbs, Steelcase director of social innovation, shares how space can transform an organization by building transparency and trust as part of an esteemed panel at the 11th Global Peter Drucker Forum.
Tour beautifully-curated workspaces inspired by the seasons. Brian Shapland, Steelcase general manager of ancillary partnerships, and Jenn Hunziker, Steelcase applications consultant, worked with Steelcase dealer One Workplace and Two Decor to create these show-stopping spaces in our San Francisco pop-up. Experience these designs and see how the diverse Steelcase portfolio brings them to life in-person through March 2020. Designers can explore each space now as part of Marketplace Featured Projects.
Simon Sinek, bestselling author of “Start with Why” and “Leaders Eat Last,” challenges long-held conventional notions about business and leadership in his newest book “The Infinite Game.” Hear why he says we’re all unwitting players, why we should stop focusing on our competition and what so many leaders get wrong.
Pods are a popular way to add privacy to the open plan. But, how do you know which pod is right for you?
The Steelcase Global Design Studio shares five design implications they are watching for the coming year.