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Where You Sit Matters: How Your Office Neighbors Affect You at Work

Where You Sit Matters: How Your Office Neighbors Affect You at Work

Physical workspace is something that companies can effectively manage without spending a fortune, and it allows them to increase productivity. Placing the right type of people next to each other at work can dramatically improve organizational performance. According to a study performed by researchers at Harvard Business School, there are three different kinds of workers:  1. Productive workers: Productive workers are highly productive but don’t always produce quality work.  2. Quality workers: Quality workers produce work of superior quality, but they aren’t always productive.  3. Generalists: Generalists are at an average level of productivity and quality.  The study found that pairing workers with opposite strengths had the best results in terms of improving productivity. Namely, sitting productive workers and

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