It need hardly be said that these fads were and are (at best) a waste of time and (at worst) a set of expensive distractions. But open plan offices are worse. Much worse. Why? Because they decrease rather than increase employee collaboration.

Source: It’s Official: Open-Plan Offices Are Now the Dumbest Management Fad of All Time |

I’ve ranted about the parallels between open offices and classrooms before, here is more fuel for the fire.

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