Monthly Archives: May 2014

Social Capital in the Workplace – a report from an event held at St. George’s House, Windsor Castle

Written by Brian  Barry – Sponsored by Herman Miller INTRODUCTION The focus of this consultation was to explore the role and importance of Social Capital in the workplace, and to consider the factors that support as well as hinder its … Continue reading

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A marriage made in Kings Cross – beyond the workplace

The announcement made this week at the ThinkFM Conference in Kings Cross that the British Institute of Facilities Management and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development will begin a collaborative partnership seemed to be very well received by the … Continue reading

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“Living beats dying”

This is another one of the Herman Miller ‘Living Office’ provocations. Probably the most controversial of the 6 provocations, but the debate it engenders is very important . The idea here is that workplaces, the technology provided and the management … Continue reading

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“The next big thing isn’t for you”

I was interested to read this article in the Metro “Take down that slide: Why wacky office spaces don’t always work” . It reminded me of another of Herman Miller’s Living Office provocations – namely ‘The next big thing isn’t … Continue reading

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