In Gensler’s inaugural Singapore and Philippines Workplace Survey, we explore what employees value in the office, spaces that have the most impact, and the benefits of designing high-performance workplaces.
We surveyed office workers in Germany to understand how they are using the office now and their ideal workplace of the future. We found that office workers value the office for social interaction and connection with their team.
Our City Pulse Survey Spring 2022 surveyed city residents in 25 cities across the world to understand how residents are feeling about their cities through the lenses of affordability, work, and safety.
Les données de l'Enquête sur les lieux de travail en France 2020 de Gensler montrent que les professionnels en France veulent passer la majorité de leur semaine de travail au bureau, mais avec une flexibilité supplémentaire dans un avenir post-pandémique.
Data from Gensler's U.S. Workplace Survey 2020 shows that U.S. workers want a hybrid work model that offers the flexibility to work from home, and they also have new expectations for how the office can support their evolving needs.
Can individual work survive in the “collaborative” workplace? Effective focus involves managing one’s individual preferences and cognitive style; collaboration and team dynamics; organizational culture and policies; and the environment and circumstances in which one works.
How will lawyers work in the future? Law firms are ready for change, and are seeking progressive, tech-enabled workplace strategies that improve efficiency while enhancing their ability to attract, retain and support talent.
Can we quantify architecture’s contribution to building value? In aggregate, Class A buildings designed by top-ranked architecture firms exhibit higher rents after controlling for other market factors.
Does a healthy workplace improve the bottom line? An estimated 65% of a company’s health-related costs can be attributed to absenteeism and “presenteeism”— wellness-focused workplace design can reduce both.
Are consumer products companies delivering on workplace experience? Employees report high levels of workplace choice, but note opportunities to improve workplace effectiveness across all work modes and a below-average satisfaction with in-house amenities.
What opportunities exist to improve the workplace for energy companies? While job satisfaction in this industry is higher than average, employees report below-average levels of choice in when and where to work. This may be a missed opportunity to improve performance.
Can government workplaces improve in a time of budget and space constraints? Increasing employee choice and mobility is an opportunity to improve performance and satisfaction. To deliver, workplace solutions must be paired with the right tools, technologies and policies.
Is the workplace helping not-for-profit organizations achieve their mission? Less than one in four NFP employees works in a top-performing workplace, underscoring the need for environments that better support them in their efforts to help others.
What’s next for the tech workplace? Employees report higher-than-average levels of choice, satisfaction and workplace effectiveness – but there’s still room for improvement. Less than one in three tech employees reports working in an optional or “balanced” workplace.
Do top-performing companies work differently? Successful companies provide workplaces that value and support all activities critical to knowledge work today— focusing, collaborating, learning, and socializing.
Can employee data drive workplace strategy? Measuring the performance of the workplace across a variety of functional and experiential factors uncovers opportunities to improve employee productivity and engagement.