Maybe the time has come at last to shoot the workplace messenger

A provocative critique of the content and direction of current workplace research work, suggesting much of the work is losing sight of its applied role.

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By Rob Harris
Issue 11 - Spring 2019 pages 40 - 44
Tags: design • research • workplace

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The Work&Place Editorial Advisory Board has awarded this article the 2019 Outstanding Insight gold medal as the best article submitted this year. We recommend it highly for its candor, its thoughtful critique of workplace research, and its call for new kinds of innovative thinking in workplace design.

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