When the pandemic forced most of us to relocate from our traditional work environments to makeshift home offices, we quickly adapted to make the best of a constantly changing situation. The workplace had been evolving already, but this abrupt shift provided us with the opportunity to test the virtual office environment’s effectiveness on a large scale.
According to recent Gensler research, the dramatic shift toward work from home during the pandemic has dealt a significant blow to collaboration. The startling decline in collaboration from 2019 to 2020 signals that there could be considerable downside to working environments that are entirely virtual. This new finding offers warning signs for businesses that are in the process of planning how they will return to the office…READ ON