The Workplace You Need Now: Shaping Spaces for the Future of Work

The Workplace You Need Now: Shaping Spaces for the Future of Work

The Workplace You Need Now: Shaping Spaces for the Future of Work

The Workplace You Need Now: Shaping Spaces for the Future of Work


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Accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the world of work has undergone a lasting transformation. Individuals, organizations and institutions are seeking the right balance of workspace opportunities. Workers want to know how remote work can fit into their lives, and how the office can meet their needs.

In The Workplace You Need Now: Shaping Spaces for the Future of Work, work environment executives and experts Dr. Sanjay Rishi, Benjamin Breslau and Peter Miscovich deliver a practical framework for how to plan, invest in and create effective digital/physical hybrid workplaces that are beginning to define the world of work.

The book explores paths to creating new workplaces that drive the four C's of value: culture, collaboration, creativity, and community. It walks you through the design of custom, flexible, digitally integrated workplaces that manifest new ways of working, and attract tomorrow's top talent. You'll discover the personalized, responsible, and experiential workplace that individuals and organizations alike seek to encourage human interaction, and fuel creativity and growth. You’ll learn the path to the purposeful, resilient workplace that incorporates the emerging imperatives of health, wellness and environmental sustainability.

Rich with examples from leading organizations from across the globe, The Workplace You Need Now is an indispensable resource for individuals, as well as businesses of all shapes and sizes trying to find the right solution that works for them right now.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119814801
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/26/2021
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 650,630
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

SANJAY RISHI is CEO, JLL Work Dynamics - Americas, leading a team that helps organizations shape the future of work through their workplaces, real estate, and people. Previously, Rishi was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers; led digital transformation at Johnson Controls Automotive; and established IBM Global Cloud Services. He holds a PhD in management, an MS in management systems, and a BS in mechanical engineering; and serves on the Chicago Council on Global Affairs board.

BENJAMIN BRESLAU directs JLL’s Research and Strategy team globally as its Chief Research Officer. Breslau delivers insights to occupier and investor clients on the factors that shape the future of real estate. Breslau is a member of the Urban Land Institute and CoreNet Global and serves on the executive board of the MIT Center for Real Estate. With over 20 years in real estate research, Breslau holds a BS in economics, magna cum laude, from Emory University.

PETER MISCOVICH is Consulting Managing Director at JLL. He is a “Future of Work” pioneer who has transformed 1.5 billion square feet of corporate real estate during his 25-year career. His academic research affiliations include Columbia University, Harvard University and MIT. Miscovich holds degrees from MIT in enterprise transformation and a BSc in civil engineering from the University of Arizona. A former PwC Advisory partner, Miscovich serves on the Accenture Technology Vision Board and Ceres President’s Council.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Introduction xv

Part I The Personalized Workplace 1

Chapter 1 The Origin and Evolution of Workplace 5

Chapter 2 Personalizing the Workplace 19

Chapter 3 The Future Is Flexible 41

Part II The Responsible Workplace 63

Chapter 4 The Purpose-Driven Workplace 67

Chapter 5 The New Corporate Responsibility 77

Chapter 6 A Resilient Workforce, Workplace, and Portfolio 99

Part III The Experiential Workplace 107

Chapter 7 The Human Experience in the Corporate Office 113

Chapter 8 Experience in the Intelligent Digital + Physical Space 131

Part IV The Path Forward 151

Chapter 9 Reimagining the Workplace: How? 155

Chapter 10 Strategic Framework: Journey to the Hybrid Workplace 181

Acknowledgments 199

About the Authors 203

Index 205

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