Workplace Trends Research Spring Summit, 2018

Workplace Trends Research Spring Summit, 2018

Our 2018 conference with the best and most recent applied research into work and the workplace.

Sessions included:

Healthy Offices: Exploring the relationship between people's working environment and their health, well-being and ability to perform.
- Wouter Oosting, CBRE Workplace

Key Predictors to Wellbeing and Performance
- Nicola Gillen and Charlotte Hermans, AECOM

The Privacy Appraisal Model for Open Plan Offices: Why privacy impairment leads to stress & fatigue at work and what we can do about it
- Clara Weber, University of Applied Sciences Zurich (ZHAW) & University of Surrey

Designing for Collaboration
- Sally Augustin, Design With Science

The importance of good lighting conditions in the workplace
- Jessica Wahlberg and Tom Miles, LUCTRA

Dispelling Workplace Myths
- Tim Oldman, Leesman

The obvious may be wrong: hypothesis-testing with simulation
- William Fawcett, CAR Activity-Space Simulation

Workplace Analytics – comfort, health and wellbeing
- Daniel Knott, Buro Happold

Defining and Measuring Productivity in Offices
- Adam Mactavish, Currie & Brown and Rob Harris, Ramidus

Art for Work’s Sake : The benefits of encouraging creativity in the workplace.
- Doug Shaw, The Consulting Artist

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Workplace Trends Research Spring Summit, 2018
  • 7.9.3 Art for Work’s Sake: The benefits of creativity in the workplace

    With Doug Shaw, The Consulting Artist

    IBM interviewed 1,500 CEOs across 60 nations. 60% of the respondents believe creativity is the most important quality to have in business.

    PWC interviewed 1,379 CEOs in 2017, almost a quarter see innovation as their top priority in the coming year. The chal...

  • 7.9.1 Workplace Analytics – comfort, health and wellbeing

    With Daniel Knott, Buro Happold

    What makes a successful workplace environment? Can we measure it? We will present our latest progress in the area linking people, space and environment through the monitoring and analysis of an office building. Our approach brings IOT data together with advanced p...

  • 7.4 Designing for Collaboration

    With Sally Augustin, Design With Science

    Psychologists and other social scientists have done scores of research studies to learn more about relationships between workplace design, communication, and collaboration. This review integrates cognitive science research findings related to designing sp...

  • 7.9.2 Defining and Measuring Productivity in Offices

    With Adam Mactavish, Currie & Brown and Rob Harris, Ramidus

    A review the BCO’s recent report on defining and measuring productivity in offices. Beginning with the need for better working environments, and then considering the attributes of healthy, efficient, effective and engaging workplaces, t...

  • 7.2 Key Predictors to Wellbeing and Performance

    With Nicola Gillen and Charlotte Hermans, AECOM

    Based on a holistic approach to wellbeing, AECOM is undertaking a new body of research to investigate key predictors of wellbeing and performance in office worker populations. A comprehensive model has been tested to identify the most influential f...

  • 7.1 Healthy Offices: Working Environments, Health, Wellbeing & Performance

    With Wouter Oosting, CBRE Workplace

    How do you create a desirable working environment that enables employees to give their very best? Of course, learning and development, leadership and culture are key ingredients, but believing the workplace should also be at the heart of this debate, CBRE unde...

  • 7.6 The importance of good lighting conditions in the workplace

    With Jessica Wahlberg and Tom Miles, LUCTRA

    We now spend 90% of our time indoors, particularly during the working week, but there is a huge discrepancy between the electric light we sit under all day and natural daylight. Using research undertaken in Germany as a foundation, we can now draw some...

  • 7.7 Dispelling workplace myths

    With - Tim Oldman, Leesman

    Using data from the world’s largest workplace effectiveness database, Leesman examines five key areas that are responsible for workplace effectiveness. The presentation will review the impact of a more mobile workforce, whether there is any truth in generational differ...

  • 7.3 The Privacy Appraisal Model for Open Plan Offices

    With Clara Weber, University of Applied Sciences Zurich (ZHAW) & University of Surrey

    Privacy impairment is a frequently reported issue in open plan offices, yet the consequences on workers’ wellbeing remain unclear. To investigate, the study builds on cognitive appraisal theory and an establish...

  • 7.8 The obvious may be wrong hypothesis-testing with simulation - PP

    With William Fawcett, CAR Activity-Space Simulation

    Data collection and analytics about the workplace do not provide a sufficient basis for forecasting the consequences of management change. Simulation modelling is the key to exploring future workplace scenarios. Simulation can also investigate ...