The Future of Work...Unlimited recently published Bob Fox's article on "Measuring Office Space For The Agile Worker."
Is there only one metric?
For as long as I can remember, the square footage of space has been the primary metric in the real estate and construction world. However, commercial offices today are evolving in the way they operate, incorporating the telecommuter, co-working, and sharing workspaces. Because of these developments, determining the efficiency of a person in a place has become a serious challenge.
The standard metric concept assumes each person “owns” and occupies his/her individual workstation real estate, but this approach says nothing about the performance of workers who are more agile, or who are working remotely and moving among different locations.
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