The simple, hard truth about open offices is that they aren’t agile or versatile. Nor do they provide an adequate level of privacy to employees.
As many as 54% of high-performance employees say that an open office environment is “too distracting” and hampers their productivity.
How can you address these issues without undertaking major renovation or restructuring work within the office? The answer is — add breakout spaces. According to Tina Rich, designer at Homepolish, “It’s just about having spaces to accompany different kinds of people or sizes of groups and also different activities. […] This helps allow you to have a bit of alone time if you need it.”
And your employees do need alone time every now and again.
How Huddle Spaces Address Open Office Issues