Does Coworking Work?

Screen Shot 2016-08-12 at 3.15.36 PMLinked below is a great article from Sharedesk.  If you are interested in coworking, or perhaps as the title of the article asks “Can Corporations Learn from Coworking”, please read the article.  It provides a good review on coworking, worker autonomy, productivity, flexibility in the workplace, long-lost cubicles (remember those?!?!) and even paying employees to QUIT!

The article also quotes some interesting data from a recent Deskmag survey.  Of the 1,500 coworkers surveyed,

  • 75% reported an increase in productivity,
  • 86% reported a decrease in their sense of isolation,
  • 83% reported that they trusted others in their coworking space,
  • 92% reported an increase in the size of their social circle, and 
  • 80% reported an increase in their business network

So from our perspective we also agree that YES, coworking works.  

 

For full Sharedesk article written by Oliver Cohen, click here.

Deskmag is the online magazine about coworking, its people and spaces.
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