CI Select Research Library
Ideas and answers for your next project.
We partner with manufacturers who continually allocate resources to research trends and issues in the workplace and educational environments.
Explore some of our research below.
Limitless Learning: The Post-Pandemic Campus Is Connected, Flexible, Resilient
While COVID-19 has forced a reimagining of how and where we work, in the case of higher education, the pandemic accelerated trends that were already underway, according to Elliot Felix, founder and CEO of brightspot Strategy, a higher ed strategy firm focused on improving the student, faculty and staff experience.Learn More
Coworking and Flexible Workplaces Poised to See Big Uptick Post-COVID
As a hybrid workplace emerges in the post-pandemic environment, and organizations roll out a distributed work strategy with both physical and remote locations, coworking and flexible spaces are poised to play a vital role in the transition and economic recovery.Learn More
Managing a Remote Team?
With today’s technology-enabled mobility, supervising a partially distributed team has become more commonplace. But if your entire staff has had to move to a remote framework, navigating your role as a leader can feel a bit daunting. There’s no doubt that change can be hard for everyone on your team—including you.Learn More
Noise at Work: Addressing noise in the open plan
Open offices are a reality of the workplace. With as many as eight out of ten knowledge workers in open plan environments, the recognized benefits of increased collaboration, engagement and knowledge transfer, not to mention greater space efficiency, means they are here to stay.Learn More
- Open Plan
- Noise Reduction
Talking Talent: Workplace Well-being and Cultural Currency
Knoll convened a roundtable in Denver in July 2019 with thirteen workplace professionals to explore themes of talent: well-being (mind, body, individual, community, spaces) and cultural currency within the workplace.Learn More
Featuring four topics including Color Theory, A Touch of Home, Material Selection and Inspiring Palettes.Learn More
Developing a new standard
Examining in-room impact noise reduction of varying flooring materialsLearn More
- Noise Reduction
Open Office Etiquette
Cost considerations and space utilization can direct an organization’s decision to move from private to mostly open space. However, achieving strategic goals and supporting a firm’s mission, brand message and culture often play a more significant role. By improving collaboration and communication, flattening hierarchies and eliminating siloes, open environments can catalyze the innovation businesses seek.Learn More
Unassigned Workplace Etiquette
Workstyles have changed and so has the workforce. No longer is the workplace population comprised of just resident employees who are on-site full-time. Today, a network of mobile employees, remote workers, part-time employees, contract workers and consultants work collaboratively across disciplines in teams and tasks that shift as frequently as their projects.Learn More
- Workplace Etiquette