The open-office floorplan is modern, cheaper than the “old-school” office setup with separate rooms or cubicles, and better for collaboration and creativity. Well, that’s what we’d like to believe. Instead, the open office is an environment where continuous distraction is common. Since everyone is sharing the same space, it’s easy for coworkers to chat with each other. This social aspect is nice, but it’s disruptive for those in the middle of completing urgent tasks.

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