Re: Cubicle Sweet Cubicle (was: Workplace Discrimination)

Subject: Re: Cubicle Sweet Cubicle (was: Workplace Discrimination)
From: "W. Michaels" <wm -at- TELEPORT -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 1996 10:54:19 -0800

On Mon, 25 Mar 1996 16:10:33 +-100, David Somers wrote:
>Of course, the other kind of discrimination is the workplace itself. I do
>not work in open plan. Period. I've done it a few times, and never again...

Ditto here!
I have turned down jobs that sat me in the depths of cubicle hell.
My new home office is quiet and only two cats distract me if I
absent-mindedly leave the door open. I can't think in a noisy beige
workspace.

>Give me a nice office
>with one or two other people, a fast 'puter, a nice non-click keyboard, the
>hydroponic plant set, and a nearby caffeine source.

My only alteration to the above Dream Job: add a door to that office
to keep out hallway chat.

>Do other people on the list find that the working environment
>has an effect on their working 'happiness' (read 'productivity')?


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