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Working in an Office; "As Bad as Smoking"

11 august 2016 | Brief reflection on the news that working in an office is as bad as smoking

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Great Interest in CfPB Lectures at Design District 2016

Great Interest in CfPB Lectures at Design District 2016

9 june 2016 | CfPB presents recent research results at Design District 2016, the trade fair for interior design in The Netherlands.

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Das Arbeitsplatzspiel

Das Arbeitsplatzspiel

23 may 2016 | The Workplace Game is now available in German! After translating the Workplace Game into English, French and Chinese, we now also have a German version. We developed this brand...

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What distracts us at the office? And what can you do about it?

4 april 2016 | This news item shows what distracts us at the office and what you can do about it.

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Knowledge sharing, social cohesion and work-life balance: the effects of NWoW

31 march 2016 | We asked approximately 1500 employees of various organizations what effects they experience on the knowledge within the team, knowledge sharing with other departments and social bonding and the work-life balance after the introduction of...

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CfPB Benchmark 2016

24 march 2016 | Update of the CfPB Indicator. The Indicator shows how satisfied and dissatisfied employees on average are over the main elements of the work environment.

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Are flexible offices being used more efficiently?

24 march 2016 | Occupancy rates from the Space Utilization Monitor (SUM) were analysed. The occupancy rate of flexible workplaces is higher the the rate of fixed workplaces, but the difference is not very big.

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Implementing innovative workplaces - pay now or pay later

Implementing innovative workplaces - pay now or pay later

9 march 2016 | Discussion of the study "Implementing Innovative Workplaces" from Frank Becker (1994). The study specifically focused on the impact of the process on the side effects of workpla...

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Office housing guidelines for the Dutch central government finalised

Office housing guidelines for the Dutch central government finalised

9 december 2015 | The CfPB supports the Dutch central government with the development and implementation of guidelines for their ministries and other offices. With the completion of the so called...

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Futures Forum study launched

Futures Forum study launched

2 december 2015 | On Thursday November 26 the CfPB and Hospitality Group organized the kickoff meeting of the Futures Forum. The Futures Forum research will map relevant future changes of work a...

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SIG in Geneva wins national innovation award for introducing NWoW

SIG in Geneva wins national innovation award for introducing NWoW

30 november 2015 | The SIG (Services Industriels de Genève) EquiLibre project was named the most innovative project in Switzerland in the Human Resources Management category in the public sector....

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Knowledge workers; what do we know about their productivity?

Knowledge workers; what do we know about their productivity?

22 july 2015 | First interesting results from research of the Center for Evidence-Based Management (CEBMa) on knowledge worker productivity.

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The laboratory work environment: can it be more efficient and more enjoyable?

The laboratory work environment: can it be more efficient and more enjoyable?

23 april 2015 | The CfPB have developed tools to assess the efficient and pleasant use of the laboratory work environment.

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Appreciation flexible ways of working varies widely

27 november 2014 | Summary of a lecture with an overview of the most striking findings of the CfPB on flexible workplace concepts.

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PACT model for calculation and reasoning presented at ERES conference

10 july 2014 | In a changing offices' context and with the increasing demand for flexible environments, it is important to pay attention to proper calculation of (activity related) workstations and work environment elements.

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Playing a heated game in Qatar or rather a cold and dark one in Sweden?

Playing a heated game in Qatar or rather a cold and dark one in Sweden?

17 june 2014 | During the European Facility Management Conference (EFMC) in Berlin Evi De Bruyne and Fien Thoolen of CfPB presented the Workplace Game.

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