Policies for sharing workspaces in activity-based flex offices
Paper in proceeding, 2017

Policies for maintaining non-territoriality (desk-sharing and clean desk policies) and for maintaining zones with different sound levels vary between activity-based flex offices. Five policies were identified as crucial for making the activity-based office concept work. In cases without explicitly expressed policies employees reported uncertainties and interpretations of how to act in the office.

activity-based office



codes of conduct

speech level


Linda Rolfö

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Maral Babapour Chafi

Chalmers, Product and Production Development, Design and Human Factors

Organizing for High Performance


48th Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists : 12th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management
Banff, Alberta, Canada,

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Architectural Engineering

Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics

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