According to Professor Ethan Bernstein, Assistant at Harvard Business School explains that minimizing workplace transparency can increase productivity.
Open space office design has been the theme of most new offices and newly renovated ones. This is in the hope of increasing work productivity. However, recent research proves that giving staff the opportunity to work unobserved can increase their productivity.
According to Professor Bernstein, watching employees less closely at work could bring more transparency at your company. Based from his research, what managers usually see is not real.