Open offices are overrated
- Published on: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
- If you work in an office, there's a good chance it's an open one. How did we get here? And why is it so bad?
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Open offices have been around a surprisingly long time. But they're relatively misunderstood for their role in workplace culture. Where did open offices and cubicles come from, and are they really what we want?
This episode of Overrated explores the history, including Frank Lloyd Wright, Herman Miller, and other key figures in the office design movement. Our workplaces haven't always been this way — this is how we got here.
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