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Open office plans are as bad as you thought – The Washington Post

A cubicle-free workplace without private offices is supposed to force employees to collaborate. To have them talk more face-to-face. To get them off instant messenger and spontaneously brainstroming about new ideas. But a recent study by two researchers offers evidence to support what many people who work in open offices already know: …

Is ‘Weinsteining’ getting out of hand?

Condemning all sexual dynamics in the workplace stereotypes men as abusers and women as perpetual victims. The fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandals and the ripples from the “#MeToo” movement are having indubitably positive effects — above all, exposing and bringing to account predators who have enjoyed impunity due to …