The New Process of Work

The New Process of Work

Maria do Rosario Alves de Almeida (Open University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 9
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-770-6.ch023


Toward the end of the twentieth century, more specifically in the 1990s, many organizations initiated changes in the way they used space and time. New methods of working emerged that gave some organizations the possibility of integrating the physical work environment into their business processes, increasing the occupation density of any given space while simultaneously creating more effective working spaces that promoted interactivity and communication (Comisión Europea, 2002).

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