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Tech Creates Workplace Everywhere So The Office Is Now Shrinking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“At online retailing giant Zappos, two of the top managers have no titles, and no one — except for two in-house lawyers — has an office. Not even the CEO.”

“The Nevada-based company’s 1,300 workers (average age, 36), from the founders to programmers, mill about rooms without walls. Small cubicles serve as stations to park personal items, but work can be done anywhere — on couches, at shared tables or at the coffee shop down the street. Ear buds, not partitions, act as sound barriers.”

“‘They’re more concerned about being around other people who do cool things than how big their desks are,’ says Zach Ware, a no-title Zappos executive. ‘Our workspace has become our laptops.'”

“The office of The Office is fading and shrinking in the process.”

Click here to continue reading and learn more about this workplace transforming phenomenon on USAToday.com

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