Are Cubicles Preferable to the Open Office Layout?

“…Though about 70 percent of U.S. workplaces have open office floor plans, numerous studies have shown that employees who work in offices with no or low partitions suffer increased stress from lack of privacy and disrupted concentration — which ultimately decreases worker productivity overall. Should the open office layout be reconsidered? Is it time to bring back the cubicles and the corner offices?…”

SOURCE: Hong, Jae. “Are Cubicles Preferable to the Open Office Layout?” The New York Times – Room for Debate. N.p. 14 January 2015. Web. 6 April 2015.

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