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Camille Ames, workplace strategist at Vocon Camille Ames, workplace strategist at Vocon

Some version of “the office” has existed since the Middle Ages. Individuals have been leaving their homes and traveling to a different workspace for the better part of a millennia, but most point to the early 20th century as the beginning of the office space we now recognize. The theory behind the traditional office format considered time management and the division of labor, and office design developed into an open plan bullpen space to maximize productivity.


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