Open Plan Offices Aren’t Just the ‘Dumbest Management Fad of All Time.’ Research Shows They Also Make People Sick

Barbara P. Sherrill

“It’s Official: Open-Plan Offices Are Now the Dumbest Management Fad of All Time” is the headline of Inc. colleague Geoffrey James’s viral post from 2018. Clearly James isn’t a fan of open-plan workspaces. While open-plan offices were once assumed to foster cooperation and collaboration (and make monitoring whether employees were “busy” a lot easier), a 2018 Harvard […]