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2021 – I Don’t Like Mondays (and Fridays) Report


AWA has revealed that the average UK employee would like to work 2-3 days a week from home post-pandemic. However this averaging masks a myriad of distinct options that we predict will be adopted by specific work teams and communities going forward.

Our latest report explores what these options are and what the implications of their co-existence will mean to organisations and the management of the office after the pandemic.


2018 Alternative Workplace Strategy Report

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Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA), Global Workplace Analytics, and Haworth Inc., and supported by Workplace Evolutionaries, have conducted the fifth biennial global workplace study.

The report has pulled together data from over 130 organisations, representing over 2.3 million global employees.

View the 2018 Alternative Workplace Strategies Report Here


The 6 Factors of Knowledge Worker Productivity


Our Workplace Performance Innovation Network (PIN) undertook an extensive study involving a review of over 800 academic research papers to answer two key questions:

1. What is known from the world’s academic research about the measurement of Knowledge Worker Productivity?

2. What is known in the world’s academic research about the factors associated with Knowledge Worker Productivity?


Designing Workplace Experiences

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In 2016, AWA started working on a two-year research programme with support services and construction company Interserve – to define, understand and apply the science behind designing effective workplace experiences.

Paper 2 – The research into consumer experiences

Paper 3 – Defining and creating workplace experiences

Paper 4 – Lessons & case studies


The Utilisation of the Office

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This report is based on a review of our Workplace Utilisation Studies undertaken with organisations over recent years. 

It sets out some frightening truths about the way in which the workplace is being used (or not) and points at ways underutilised capacity can be used to get a better deal for people and shareholders.

To receive a full copy of this report please email us at  info@advanced-workplace.com


Workplace Change Management


Apparently none of us like change… but this is patently not true. We like change that we are in control of and which we regard as ‘good’ for us. 

This paper explores how we as people interrupt change. Knowing out to achieve acceptance is the key.


Moving on...From Facilities Management to Workplace Management


To maximise their value to their organisations, Facilities and Corporate Real Estate leaders must urgently step up to embrace Workplace Management.

That’s according to Dr Graham Jervis the Author of Moving on…From FM to Workplace Management.


The Kinetic Organisation

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The ‘Kinetic Organization’ report created by AWA and sponsored by Regus, ’outs’ the weaknesses of traditional command and control structures and sets out a blueprint for the future organisation.

It describes 6 ‘Kinetic Fundamentals’, 20 Operating Principles, a new molecular structure, new roles and a sophisticated organisational philosophy.


Agile Behavioural Transition


Why does behavioural change have to be so difficult?

Over the last 6 years, we’ve given a huge amount of thought to the subject having worked on behavioural change programmes involving over 22,000 people in some of the UK’s most respected organisations.


Managing and Working at a Distance


As more people than ever before are spending a greater proportion of their time working away from the ‘conventional office’.

In this article, we ask ‘What’s the difference between managing and working at a distance and what do you have to put in to overcome that which you lose when working in the office together”.

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