Be kind to thy neighbours

Best practices of open-concept etiquette include respectful behaviour, design
By Niklas Moeller
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/06/2013

Noise and a lack of privacy can be serious problems in open-concept environments. But these spaces are by no means doomed — with conscientious behaviour and good design, they can be productive, comfortable and even reasonably private.

Developing a set of shared expectations regarding noise can also contribute to successful relationships amongst co-workers.

HR professionals can influence employees’ behaviour by posting these 10 tips: