Open plan workplaces may be killing worker creativity and decreasing the ability to work productively. Despite this, the majority of Australian offices have adapted to open plan designs with the intention of breeding creativity and teamwork.

Most new office architecture still revolves around open plan designs as managers feel enabling incidental meetings and colleague collaboration is of utmost importance. The non-hierarchical nature of open plan offices gives workers a sense of close proximity and access to leaders. Some workers find the benefits of being in close…