Advanced Corporate Precedent Research

This assignment was written by Jessica Ainsworth-Truong for use in post-secondary education.  This assignment is not to be used by others without written consent.


  • 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.

  1. Team collaboration
  2. Learning organization
  3. The water cooler phenomenon
  4. Personal regeneration
  5. Virtual office/networking

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