Podcast 159 - Hot desks: Do not touch
In this episode you’ll find out about
- Factors to consider when designing an effective office space
- The relationship between spaces and the meanings we attach to them
- The pros and cons of working from home.
Neil’s book, The Elemental Workplace, is available from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Elemental-Workplace-fantastic-workplace-everyone/dp/1911498649
He blogs at workessence.com
The study Ross Garner discussed, on the effect that working from home had on a Chinese travel company, was: Bloom, N., Liang, J., Roberts, J., & Ying, Z. J. (2014). Does working from home work? Evidence from a Chinese experiment. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 130(1), 165-218.
Owen’s WILTW on the 3-click rule was from The Nielson Norman Group: https://www.nngroup.com/articles/3-click-rule/
The podcast episode Neil talked about was ‘157 — Why should we care about behaviour change?’ with Julie Dirksen.
For more on ‘libertarian paternalism’, see the book Nudge by Thaler and Sunstein, or the paper:
Thaler, R. H., & Sunstein, C. R. (2003). Libertarian paternalism. American economic review, 93(2), 175-179.
The podcast episode that Ross Dickie recommended was from Reply All: https://gimletmedia.com/shows/reply-all/xjhx3l/146-summer-hotline
The film that Ross Garner discussed was Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood. If you want to know some background before you go in, see the Tate Murders Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tate_murders