Keeping employees relegated to cube farms
can cut off collaboration, but a monolithic bullpen can drown workers in a sea of distractions.
veal pens: Another name, similar to cube farms
, for offices that are divided into cubicles
They're penned in to cube farms
and leashed to increasingly powerful design and predictive software.
Described as the first formal sociological examination of the American workspace, "Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace" by Nikil Saval (Doubleday) documents changes in the physical office environment--from the "countinghouses" of the 1850s to the cube farms
of the Cy80s and Cy90s, through today's "collaborative workspaces" and co-working arrangements.
Sometimes when analysts and executives become mired in stats, it's a little too easy to forget the bright minds in cube farms
across the globe that make it all possible.
This translates to an environment that's diametrically opposed to the gray, button-down, white-male-dominated cube farms
of the past--and too frequently, the present.
SHREWSBURY - The ladders were scattered around, wiring was going in and the cube farms
in the warren of offices at 333 South St.
Home agents continually outperform those in cube farms
as well as cost less and stay longer