Our fourth and final session in this ongoing series for 2014 on
"OD & Design Thinking"
applying OD and Design principles
It seems evident that the physical environment of the workplace affects the well being of organizations and their stakeholders.
While much is said about this topic, the quality of the workplace physical environment is rarely measured; most decisions about the physical work environment are made without considering the implications for organizational and individual efficacy.
This fourth session on design thinking and OD will consider, explore, and begin to design a prototype tool to measure the quality of the workplace physical environment.
This brief article on "ethnography" will serve as a designer's warmup for participants.
An ethnography primer
And... please bring a list of 4-6 of the most critical things to consider when designing/evaluating the physical environment.
Emily Rogers received her master's degree from Rutgers University in Public Policy and International Development. She holds a Certification in Organizational Development and a CompTIA Project+Certification in Project Management. She is an active member of the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation as well ASTD, SHRM, WorldatWork, HR Tampa, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Tom Szumlic is currently the owner/director of MOD.el, whose mission is to "merge the design and building process to best deliver exemplary environments." As a founding department chair for The Art Institute of Tampa, Tom guided the human resources of faculty and students in the context of a community of practice. He is an executive leader, architect, interior designer, design advocate, design strategist, educational consultant, and educator with experience in the fields of architecture, interior design, industrial design, building construction, and design education.
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