Future of Work

The surprising toll open-plan offices have on our mental health

Creating a healthy work environment is important to ensure workers feel comfortable going back to the office. Image: REUTERS/Hannah Beier

Libby Sander

PhD Candidate, Griffith University Published

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an animated office worker showing the negative mental and physical affects of working in an open plan office environment
Negative moods are likely to harm job satisfaction and commitment, increasing the likelihood of employees leaving. Image: The Conversation, CC BY-ND
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