The leading organizations of the future will be the ones who “get” the experiences of working. They will be organizations who understand that the emerging metric of performance, leadership and success is the growth in people’s potential driven by the effectiveness of the environments providing the experiences people seek and through which their organizations thrive.
Everything about work has changed, but nothing of the workplace has. Work looks different, now. Major forces in technology, the economy, society and culture have combined in such a way that even the near future will be dramatically different from what we’ve experienced over the past several decades. A casual recitation of the trends we’ve
Emerging opportunities in organizational real estate and workplace programs – and how to capture their value I have become considerably optimistic about the future of our practice from the evidence of disruption that had been latently present and now is increasing activating our economy. What had been a slowly emerging awareness of the need for
In double-barrel bad news accompanying the drop in the market today, both Wilbur Ross and George Soros offered dismal outlooks for commercial real estate, each stating that the U.S. sector is in the beginning of a huge, perhaps unprecedented, decline. “All of the components of real estate value are going in the wrong direction simultaneously,”
Companies Sold Office Space at a Fast Pace – WSJ.com. One of the immediate tactics corporations make in their recession strategies after downsizing is to seek release of real estate. Real estate is a tangible line on the balance sheet, whether as owned asset or lease, and RE and facilities staffs, pressed for a contribution
I’ve become increasingly interested in the spatial implications of what I’ve been calling the “square shaped organization.” But before getting to space, let me explain this term. We have for so long tended to think of the classical modern organization as triangular or pyramidal in form. That is, we see them shaped by a relatively
I thought I’d pass along this article in its entirety. It’s about some small moves in Detroit that are continued indicators of new settlement patterns in the transition to new futures in difficult places and times. Featured in the article are Gina Reichert and Mitch Cope. Gina is an architect and artist and currently heads