Smaller corporate office space may mean greater productivity

Workplace experts say sprawling cubicle farms and private offices are heading the way of rolodexes and typewriters. Reporter Roger Vincent writes in The Los Angeles Times: “Businesses used to provide 500 to 700 square feet of work space per employee, but the average is down to 200 square feet — and shrinking. The recession and an emphasis on teamwork accelerated the trend, and younger staffers prefer less.”

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