Multi-locational knowledge workers in the office: Navigation, disturbances and effectiveness
Journal article, 2010

Drop-in desks are increasingly common as companies have more mobile employees. However, what happens to mobile workers once they come to the office? In our research, we found that mobile workers perceived lower productivity, had difficulty in navigating in the office and suffered from distractions, lack of storage and identification.

Knowledge work

drop-in desks

multi-locational work



Virpi Ruohomäki

Matti Vartiainen

New Technology, Employment and Work journal

Vol. 25 3 183-195

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Communication Studies

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