Workplace Strategy is growing in importance, as companies realize the benefits of a holistic approach to planning how they use space. We keep on top of the latest thinking and real world experiences. We continue to add to our resource library — and place the most valuable work on these pages.
The Work Design Collaborative’s “Future of Work” is a research program that works to increase workplace productivity while reducing the cost of the workplace. Their extensive writings can be found at:
“Corporate Agility, a Revolutionary New Model for Competing in a Flat World” is an authoritative book designed to help organizations restructure the work environments to reduce operating costs, integrate emerging technology, and attract and retaining talent.
The US Government’s General Services Administration has done extensive research in the planning and development of innovative workplaces.
The Art of the Future: “Workplace Strategy: What it is and why you should care.”
Cornell University’s International Workplace Studies Program is an international leader in the study of workplace strategies. They investigate how physical design, information technology, organizational culture, work styles and demographics inform a workplace strategy.
About Robert Propst, an early (1960’s) workplace strategist and inventor of the “Action Office” for HermanMiller (sometimes unfortunately referred to as the "Father of the Cubicle” :
Workplace Strategy in the UK: “Flexibility” is a leading provider of news, views and resources about flexible working, spreading awareness of flexible working and the changing world of work, and the impacts of these changes on business, society and the environment.
Workplace Strategy in Ireland: The Irish Government's “National Workplace Strategy” is a blueprint to help transform Ireland's workplaces into Workplaces of the Future