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The distributed workplace [electronic resource] : sustainable work environments / edited by Andrew Harrison, Paul Wheeler and Carolyn Whitehead.

Publication:
London ; New York : Spon Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (290 p.)
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Subjects:
Commercial buildings -- Designs and plans.
Sustainable architecture.
Work environment.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Distributed Workplace provides in one volume essential information on sustainable work environments which will be invaluable to those developing workplace strategies for end-user organizations as well as suppliers of office buildings, information and communications technologies and building operation services. Municipal authorities and other organizations concerned with sustainable development and sustainable workplaces will also benefit from this book.
Contents:
Front Cover; The Distributed Workplace; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Sustainability; The new economy and new ways of working; Alternative workplaces; 1. The evolution of the workplace; Changing demands; New environments for working; The intelligent city; 2. Workplace evaluation; From efficiency to effectiveness; Limitations of existing approaches; Sustainability-grounded measures; 3. Space environment models; Initial distributed workplace model; The SANE space environment model; Matching work activities and workscapes; 4. Creating a methodology
A methodology of placeICT issues; Human interaction and communications issues; 5. Implementation strategy; Organizational culture; Workplace change management; Towards a sustainable workplace strategy; 6. Costing strategies; Constructing the business case; Preparation of space and cost models; Prototype model results; 7. Design and the distributed workplace; Requirements of the knowledge economy; The shared workplace; Sustainability metrics for the distributed workplace; Notes; Bibliography; Appendix One: Glossary; Appendix Two: Case studies
Appendix Three: An outline of CSR initiatives, guidelines and principlesAppendix Four: Sustainability indicators, systems and standards; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-155) and index.
Contributor:
Harrison, Andrew.
Wheeler, Paul.
Whitehead, Carolyn.
ISBN:
1-280-09543-1
9786610095438
0-203-61657-X
OCLC:
475882609