Open-Office Plans Distract, Demotivate, and Spread Illness

published on December 8, 2014 in life

I always felt strange in open offices. The fact that I am in a big space with a lot of people never felt good. And I thought I was the strange guy, but it turns out I am not.

I just read a post on Big Think which, among other things, states this exact thing. Here is a small quote of their post:

Open-office plans fail workers and businesses in nearly every respect: they remove privacy and individual control over the work environment while encouraging ineffective multitasking and spreading noise, distraction, and illness.