The Open Office Doesn’t Have to be the End of Privacy

Despite the fact that over 70% of employees in the US work in an open office environment, there seem to be many more critics than fans. It’s important to remember that privacy doesn’t always mean four walls and a door. Our research pointed to five privacy strategies that people use, sometimes unconsciously, to control their experiences.

5 privacy strategies

Empowering Introverts

Susan Cain Quiet Spaces by Steelcase offer five ways to empower introverts at work. Each space supports specific postures, work modes, and expectations for quiet and privacy.

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At Steelcase, we've learned that providing an ecosystem of workspaces that provide employees with choice and control over how and where they work is imperative. We invite you to contact our sales team or a dealer to learn how to design for privacy in the open office.

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