University of Arizona: Adds Privacy to Open Space

University of Arizona: Adds Privacy to Open Space

University of Arizona staff started to notice that students were using campus libraries in the same numbers as in years past, but they were borrowing fewer books. Brody WorkLounge seemed an option worth trying.

TAQA Redesign: Collaboration meets Privacy

TAQA Redesign: Collaboration meets Privacy

If one word can sum up the strategic intent behind the creation of flagship headquarters for TAQA, the global energy company, it is Majlis—which in Arabic signifies a place where people gather and are welcomed by their hosts.

Making the Private Office More Effective

Making the Private Office More Effective

Private offices have changed little over the last century. Four walls, a double ped desk and credenza, a desk chair and a guest chair or two. Yet while the private office has been fixed in place, most everything…

Too Much Noise

Too Much Noise

In offices, irritating noise can come from all kinds of sources: air conditioning, obnoxious ringtones, traffic, nearby construction, unsophisticated sound-masking systems and—especially—from other people’s voices.

Taking Care of the Caretakers: Clinician Privacy

Taking Care of the Caretakers: Clinician Privacy

The inherent tension for clinicians lies in alternating demands to communicate with patients, families and colleagues and their own need to concentrate on individual, detailed, heads-down work.

Q + A with David Rock

Q + A with David Rock

How to think deeply at work, how leaders think, and how the unconscious mind tackles problems that are too big for the conscious mind to solve—these are the kinds of things that David Rock thinks and writes about.

The Quiet Ones

The Quiet Ones

Because of this perception, many introverts go through their day trying to overcome their natural tendencies and to exhibit more extroverted types of behaviors that seem to be critical to success.

Finding Balance: Improving Collaboration by Rethinking Privacy

Finding Balance: Improving Collaboration by Rethinking Privacy

If one word can sum up the strategic intent behind the creation of flagship headquarters for TAQA, the global energy company, it is Majlis—which in Arabic signifies a place where people gather and are welcomed by their hosts.