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Colenberg, S.E. (author)
Positive social interactions and feeling connected with people around us are fundamental human needs and crucial to our well-being. This dissertation explores how interior office design could foster workers’ social well-being. The research indicates that to enhance social interactions and a sense of belonging, factors like atmosphere, diversity,...
doctoral thesis 2023
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Kuurstra, Jessica (author)
Purpose - The purpose of the research is to use existing data from literature, collect qualitative and quantitative data from experts in the luxury industry to discover what the optimal workplace is for left and right brained talent.<br/><br/>Methodology - This research follows the explanatory sequential mixed method design, presented by Blaikie...
master thesis 2023
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van den Broek, Valerie (author)
The COVID-19 pandemic's onset was a critical change for employees all over the world. Many aspects of how they operated, including their working atmosphere, underwent a revolution as a result. As a result, there has been a shift in the nature of “work”. Work is now something you do, not a place you go. It can be done anywhere. Since it is now...
master thesis 2023
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Speijer, Ethan (author)
The Dutch government implemented strict regulations to reduce the spreading of the virus and highly encouraged travel restrictions and to work from home if possible. As a result, organizations were forced to adapt and implement remote working. These implications became the norm for close to two years. Consequently, the needs and preferences of...
master thesis 2023
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The conference theme, 'Shaping the Next Generation of FM,' emphasizes the need for Facility Management (FM) to adapt to transformations in education, research, industry, and the broader FM community. These transformations encompass innovations and developments in FM, leadership and management practices, and sustainable FM. Aligned with this...
book 2023
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Appel-Meulenbroek, Rianne (author), Voulon, Thijs (author), Bergefurt, Lisanne (author), Arkesteijn, M.H. (author), Hoekstra, B.S. (author), der Schaaf, Pity Jongens Van (author)
BACKGROUND: During the COVID-19 pandemic, office workers were obliged to work from home (WFH). Alongside known positive aspects of home-based telework, it is associated with reduced health and productivity impacts. Its success depends on employee and environmental characteristics. OBJECTIVE: This paper fills the gap in knowledge on the...
journal article 2023
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Buijinck, Yu anna (author)
In this thesis the modern office typology will be the main object of this research. Giving an answer to the question: how did the open floor plan in offices emerge in the twentieth century? The buildings Johnson Wax Headquarters (1939) by Frank Lloyd Wright and Centraal Beheer Apeldoorn (1972) by Herman Hertzberger will be analysed to illustrate...
student report 2022
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Kyriakou, Anastasia (author)
Diversity in project teams is a notion that remains very broad and ill-defined, while literature indicates a mixture of positive and negative effects. The goal of this research is to better define diversity, its dimensions and effects, and the ways in which projects are affected by it. This investigation assists in the creation of a set of...
master thesis 2022
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Nowak, Oscar (author)
<br/>During the worldwide pandemic between 2020 and 2022, lockdowns were instigated. Working from home became the norm for almost two years. This has caused the needs and preferences of employees and employers regarding work and the workplace to change for good.<br/><br/>As a result, the common preference for implementing more remote work in the...
master thesis 2022
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Restrepo Duque, Andrés (author)
The purpose of the workplace has changed. Employees proved that they could be productive while working remotely, and they do not want to lose the flexibility they gained (Dahik et al., 2021). In addition, many companies are struggling to bring back employees to the office, and a lot of empty office space is becoming available (Gujral et al.,...
master thesis 2022
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Caris, Anne (author)
The COVID-19 pandemic intensified the notion that workplaces need adjustments to support employees - a heterogenous group of individuals from different cultures, generations, genders, with a myriad of personalities, completing vastly different tasks in varied contexts. Of particular interest in this thesis are the site specific cultural and...
master thesis 2022
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Nenonen, Suvi (author), Sankari, Inka (author)
Background and aim - As a result of Covid-19 pandemic many organizations have adopted more flexible and mobile working arrangements. Knowledge workers have been able to choose significantly more freely than before when and where they work, hybrid work has generalized. As organizations move into the post-pandemic period, they will re-evaluate...
conference paper 2022
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Fenton-Jarvis, Simone (author), Bull, Mel (author)
Background and aim - This paper reviews the engagement in a case study organisation adapting to hybrid working to determine the post pandemic role of FM and to understand how FM can drive and be a key stakeholder in the cocreation of the human-centric workplace. Methods / Methodology - The study was carried out using an action research strategy...
conference paper 2022
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Colenberg, S.E. (author), Romero Herrera, N.A. (author), Keyson, D.V. (author)
The prolonged working from home during the recent pandemic has increased awareness of the social function of the office: employees missed informal social interaction with co-workers, face-to-face meetings, and spontaneous encounters. If the trend of hybrid working persists, one of the main functions of the physical office will be to support face...
conference paper 2022
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Adar, M.E. (author), de Bruin, R. (author), Keyson, D.V. (author)
Whether it is from the office-office or the home office, creating a physical work environment is essential for both improving work performance as well as for the physical and mental wellbeing of employees. But as jobs are becoming increasingly less active, and working adults are spending almost a third of their lives in the office, most of their...
conference paper 2022
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Nikou, S. (author), de Reuver, Mark (author), Mahboob Kanafi, Matin (author)
Purpose: Information and digital literacy have recently received much interest, and they are being viewed as critical strategic organisational resources and skills that employees need to obtain in order to function at their workplaces. Yet, the role of employees' literacy seems to be neglected in current literature. This paper aims to explore...
journal article 2022
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Ortiz, Marco A. (author), Bluyssen, P.M. (author)
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a large number of office workers were required to conduct their work from home. Little is known about the indoor environmental quality (IEQ) preferences and psychosocial comfort preferences of staff working from home. Therefore this study aimed to cluster office workers working at home based on their self-reported...
journal article 2022
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Roelofsen, C.P.G. (author), Jansen, K.M.B. (author), Vink, P. (author)
This paper has the objective to initiate a discussion on potential improvements or extension of the validity of the original equation of the Predicted Percentage of Dissatisfied (PPD), according to (NEN-)EN-ISO 7730. This paper is to be regarded as a supplement to a paper on a re-derivation of the PMV equation in the Fanger model (Roelofsen,...
journal article 2022
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Roelofsen, C.P.G. (author), Jansen, K.M.B. (author)
In this study, using construction activities as an example, a proposal is made for the time-dependent prediction of the thermal sensation and the performance loss using a cooling vest, under transient conditions. The approach presented here can, mutatis mutandis, be used for any work activity and the use of a cooling vest, whether or not in a...
journal article 2022
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Chen, Zixian (author)
Social wellbeing at work by definition incorporates the feeling of belongingness, having satisfying social interactions and relationships with others (Fisher, 2014). During the COVID-19 pandemic, working from home has raised our awareness that positive social interaction with colleagues or peers is crucial to our wellbeing and the lack of it...
master thesis 2021
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