Office occupiers: Cultural Differences and Preferences
||Quan Gan and Barry Haynes
||Office occupiers: Cultural Differences and Preferences
||19th Annual European Real Estate Society Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland
||Purpose:The purpose of this paper is to look at the impact of globalisation on workspace management. Specifically, it seeks to identify the key attributes in affecting productivity and creativity in workplace. Design/methodology/approach:The authors evaluates the literature that categorises office occupiers’ preferences. The occupier perspective of office provision is fully explored. Office occupier segmentation and analytical tools are identified. Findings: This paper establishes that the office occupier's cultural background has an impact on how they work. The design of the office environment will have an impact on productivity and creativity. The findings from this paper will enhance the design of future workplace. Originality/value: This paper will demonstrate that a greater understanding of office occupiers’ and users’ preferences adds to the organizations’ knowledge. This additional knowledge enables the opportunity to provide space to support the well-being and productivity of the individual space users. Paper Type: Research paper
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