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    Creative Employees Don’t Want Your Open Office Plan

    It’s a fact: open office plans don’t work for all employees. Despite the intention being to foster communication and teamwork, people find the lack of privacy distracting. They’ll even manufacture privacy by placing obstacles on their desks that delineate their boundaries or investing in noise-canceling headphones. Those who are able to work from home choose to do so more often, leading to an increase in electronic communication, not a decrease. Even those in open offices communicated more through electronic forms,…

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