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Don’t miss your chance to tour 18 of the best NY workplaces during this year’s Workplace Week! 
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Don’t miss your chance to tour 18 of the best NY workplaces during this year’s Workplace Week! 

The Workplace Week New York 2019 Interactive Program can be found here. See all workplace tour and fringe event information here.

Source: www.workplaceweek.com

The tours take place from June 24-28 and they're selling out fast! All proceeds go to @IHaveADreamNY. Get an exclusive look inside companies including @Paul_Hastings @MarketAxess @IPGMediabrands @TowersWatson @Metlife @Shutterstock and many more! #WWNewYork


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Wrist-based sensors tell wearers which design puts them most at ease

The project studied visitors’ neurological responses to different interiors; it was a collaboration with an architect, furniture brand, and laboratory.

Source: www.metropolismag.com

During Milan Design Week, Google debuted an wristband that measures sweat, skin tension, and heart rate. After wearers were walked through a series of three rooms, each distinctly designed to evoke a sense of calm, a printout showed which one put them most at ease. Though experimental, the technology holds the promise of furthering the science of design.


How to overcome the common challenges in workplace change
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How to overcome the common challenges in workplace change

What is the workplace all about and what are the key success factors to creating performing workplaces?

Source: fmlink.com

Workplace Evolutionary, Kati Barklund, offers succinct advice on the importance of the culture element of workplace change:

- Strategic alignment

- People-centricity

- Workplace holistics

- Workplace continuity


How To: Quantify the ROI of Workplace Change
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How To: Quantify the ROI of Workplace Change

FMJ's  How-To Guide features article on how to quantify the impact of workplace change.

Source: fmj.ifma.org

WE contributes a monthly column to FM Journal. This month Workplace Evolutionary, Kate Lister shows how to quantify the impact of workplace change on productivity, engagement, and turnover and offers tips on how to design spaces that improve all three.

 


In case you doubted it, new robust study proves small teams fuel radical innovation, but…
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In case you doubted it, new robust study proves small teams fuel radical innovation, but…

“Big teams take the current frontier and exploit it,” Evans says. “They wring the towel. They get that last ounce of possibility out of yesterday’s ideas, faster than anyone else. But small teams fuel the future, generating ideas that, if they succeed, will be the source of big-team development.”

Source: www.theatlantic.com

The researchers looked at more than 65 million scientific papers, patents, and software projects from the past six decades. They concluded that disruptive ideas overwhelmingly come from small teams. But here's the catch, when small teams are funded by large government funds, they lose their advantage and perform no better than large teams. 


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