A successful workplace strategy focuses on mobility and collaboration patterns rather than conventional headcount projections and workstation size. The result is a progressive workplaces composed of a rich variety of free-address settings where people can chose where and when to work.
Workplace Strategy Process
Dr. Margaret Serrato has worked with many companies to address the challenges of space utilization and employee engagement using a simple process to create delightful, cost-effective workplaces.
Increase Space Utilization
Over the past few years, companies have seen workplace utilization fall dramatically, especially as people have access to better technology and seek out more control over when and where they work.
We know that the average utilization of a workstation in the US is around 36%. This provides a huge incentive for companies to transform their conventional workplaces into progressive workplaces where headcount capacity can be increased dramatically with only slight changes to seat capacity.
Enhance Employee Engagement
As we increase headcount capacity by shifting to unassigned settings, we should also provide lots of choice, with a variety of open and closed, individual, group and community spaces.
Avoid providing a sea of look-alike unassigned workstations. People are much more satisfied when they have different settings options at work.
Workplace Strategy Resources
Download these PDF’s to see more information on AreaLogic’s Workplace Strategy process as well as recent project case studies.