In 2017, giving up assigned seating and moving toward to desk sharing is a workplace strategy that’s gaining ground worldwide. And for good reason: large corporations stand to save tens of millions in property costs (at the very least) by consolidating and maximizing utilization of office space. When implemented as part of a shift to a modern, mobile work environment, desk sharing strategies (also known as agile working) can also do much more:
- Attract top talent in an increasingly competitive climate
- Improve employee experience and engagement in the workplace
- Boost knowledge worker productivity to grow profitability
- Enable collaboration, seen as the key to driving the innovation companies need to be successful in the knowledge economy
As a CRE professional, you are probably becoming more aware of these benefits every time you read an industry publication or attend an event. However, convincing your business leaders to get on board with a move to desk sharing can be more challenging than you might imagine.
Here are 4 proven strategies to help you win leadership buy in and ensure a more effective outcome for your workplace transformation.