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Private Offices

Private offices empower cutting-edge organizations with freedom of choice, allowing them to design their own layouts without compromising certain elements critical to executive and managerial process flow. Call centers, investment firms, software companies, staffing agencies, and countless other vertical markets that design with “open concept” office layouts can use private offices and workstations to create more enclosed personal space for managers and directors.

This can be done without compromising the overall essence of a company’s open concept interior design. This is possible due to the ingenious design of the private office itself. In many ways, a private office works like a cube without looking like a cube.

What makes it unique from a traditional executive environment is the way it consolidates space.

A traditional office spreads itself out horizontally, positioning task and storage areas in designated areas throughout the room.

A private office is much more compact. It utilizes otherwise wasted vertical space to create desktop areas, storage compartments, and communication environments. This is much more practical for companies looking to quantify a tangible return on investment in office furniture procurement. More efficient use of space means less square footage costs, and greater consolidation of task means greater efficiency, focus, and a more self-contained presence.

It is an established psychological fact that presence is a key element to leadership. Meeting with employees in a typical cube, conference room, or at a table in an open area does not communicate the same atmosphere of authority than a personal, private office creates. Organizations that set their management staff slightly apart from operations often note that employees are much more responsive to managerial directives. They gain a clear understanding of their goals and job requirements more quickly than they do in less formal environments where everyone shares the same general space regardless of position or title.

Managers frequently comment that private offices give them greater focus for working on long-term projects. Although personal workstations are usually not completely enclosed like traditional offices, they nevertheless offer more privacy than tables and cubes in open areas. Some even feature highly decorative glass walls that provide a measure of soundproofing as well.

This minimizes distractions, reduces mistakes, and sets a better tone for operations because the manager is working faster and more efficiently in a more productive personal arena.

Private offices can add an entirely new dimension to any commercial environment. They represent the full gamut of material builds and functional components. There is no singular style or type of private office, either. These workspaces can consist of anything from the Old World conservative look to the avant-garde of the most advanced contemporary used and new office furniture on the market.

Everything from U-shaped and L-shaped desks, mini-conference tables, overhead cabinet space, and integrated filing compartments can be found in today’s private offices in both used and discount new furniture configurations. Certain industries such as helpdesk shadow companies and stock investment firms can also find models specifically designed for call centers. These enclosures are a bit more open than their executive counterparts, but nonetheless offer more separation, privacy, and storage room than standard cubicles.

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