Our access to research findings from global workplace studies gives us insights into the latest workplace trends and issues that organisations are experiencing across the world. We share the research findings with our customers, so you can relate to your workplace issues and understand how your workplace can be designed to; positively influence behaviours, instigate culture change and increase wellbeing and engagement levels.
Our partnership with Steelcase gives us access to extensive secondary research findings from independent research bodies such as Gallup, Harvard, Ipsos and leading Universities.
Steelcase continually invest heavily in research and development, and have partnered with leading organisations to conduct more detailed primary research into current workplace issues and trends. The latest being a study into ‘Engagement and the Global Workforce’.
Other current workplace trends include:
The Privacy Crisis – Although workplaces today make it seemingly easy for people to collaborate, most leaders remain dissatisfied with the pace and frequency of breakthroughs.
Wellbeing: a bottom line issue – Worker wellbeing is a hot topic and extends beyond measures of personal satisfaction or fulfilment.
Making Distance Disappear – For teams that collaborate across locations, video conferencing means new ways of working.
Think Better -how thoughtfully designed workplaces can help workers better manage their attention and think better at work.
We also conduct bespoke research with our customers as part of our consultancy service; in the form of observations, online questionnaires and workshops, helping us create design solutions that are bespoke to your organisation.
More than 1/3 of workers in 17 of the worlds most important economies are disengaged
40% of productivity loss is due to cognitive overload
66% decrease in productivity due to constant noise in the workplace
11 mins for interruptions. When we try to work on a project, we get interrupted every 11 minutes (on average).
From whitepapers and blogs to research findings and our work; whether you’re looking to find out more about workplace issues or browse our past projects, you’ll find it all here.