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- Research and present examples of new office planning phenomenon
- Explain the advantages and disadvantages of this “new idea” in office design
- Propose new design ideas that add to the depth of the assigned phenomenon
Each team will be given a “new idea” in office design. A list of texts available in the library and a brief handout will get you started, but this is intended to be creative research – please explore ideas of space planning, color, furnishings, etc – whatever you feel adds to the understanding of this phenomenon in office design. You will be creating a presentation to share your findings with the class.
- Team collaboration
- Learning organization
- The water cooler phenomenon
- Personal regeneration
- Virtual office/networking