This article is written by Michael Klazema. You can view the original article in Glassdoor.
Workplaces are constantly evolving. For ages, the most common office layout gave each employee his or her individual workspace, whether it was a cubicle or a standalone office. In the new millennium, the trend moved toward open-concept workplaces, with everyone doing their work in a wide-open room and sometimes even at one giant common table. In recent years, more businesses have been reverting to individual workspaces or a mix of common spaces and individual spaces to remedy the productivity concerns of putting everyone in the same room.