Watch: How to Build a Resilient Workplace

Watch: How to Build a Resilient Workplace

Introduction Christine Congdon, Editor of 360 Magazine & Director, Global Research Communications, discusses new data from the Steelcase Global Report and

The Office Renaissance

The Office Renaissance

A global cultural movement is redefining the corporate workplace—from a singular focus on efficiency, towards a pluralistic approach that enriches the emotional, cognitive and physical wellbeing of people. In the global quest for talent and the escalating need for employee engagement, a societal shift advocating for informal, authentic and inspiring spaces has taken hold.

Can Your Workspace Make You a Better Leader?

Can Your Workspace Make You a Better Leader?

Sara Armbruster, Vice President Strategy, Research and New Business Innovation at Steelcase, spoke at the 8th Global Peter Drucker Forum about how the workplace itself can help leaders lead better, and, in turn, help others around them succeed.
Source: Drucker Forum

Active Learning Center Grant Questions Answered

Active Learning Center Grant Questions Answered

Old norms are giving way to a deeper, broader and more individualized perspective on what student success is and how to achieve it. Many educators are rethinking their teaching methods, curricula, support services and technologies, all with the aim of developing a more relevant and strategic approach. The Active Learning Center Grant from Steelcase Education aims to help educators create the most effective, rewarding and inspiring active learning environments to meet these evolving needs.

Use Mindfulness to Think Better

Use Mindfulness to Think Better

Work shorter hours. That’s part of the message from Steelcase senior design researcher and environmental psychology Beatriz Arantes. She discusses how to maintain attention at work and why working shorter hours is key to keeping pace with work demands today.

Seeking Privacy and Designing for It

Seeking Privacy and Designing for It

It’s the number one workplace issue: workers can’t find places to work without distractions. Vanessa Bradley, Steelcase manager of Advanced Applications Design, explains key design concepts organizations can use to help workers find the privacy they seek in the workplace.

200 Whiteboards Transform Indian Classrooms

200 Whiteboards Transform Indian Classrooms

Jason Vanderground is brand manager for PolyVision, a Steelcase brand. His team worked with partners to outfit 200 classrooms in seven cities in India with new whiteboards or chalkboards.

3 Reasons for the Privacy Crisis at Work

3 Reasons for the Privacy Crisis at Work

There are five personal privacy strategies we can all use at work. Melanie Redman, a senior design researcher for WorkSpace Futures at Steelcase, describes these five strategies derived from her team’s research project.

Classroom Makeover Transforms Learning

Classroom Makeover Transforms Learning

Steelcase Education awarded Forest Hills Northern High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan one of its Active Learning Center Grants to help support its new STEM Academy. The new classroom gives teachers flexibility to move quickly from lecture space to discussion space. See how it transformed the classroom.