Thesis / Dissertation

Organisations’ and employees’ acceptance of activity based working (ABW) offices: an examination on the throughput and outputs

Eileen Sim, Christopher Heywood (ed.)

Published : 2020


This thesis revealed the role of organisations’ acceptance and employees’ acceptance of Activity Based Working offices (ABW) in employees’ take up of opportunities for action within the ABW. These opportunities are better known as “affordances” and those taken up by employees within the ABW offices includes activities that employees conduct at the worksettings provided. ABW is a form of innovative Third Generation workplace that consists of a large variety of unassigned worksettings occupied exclusively by a single organisation. ABW is purported to achieve several Corporate Real Estate (CRE) strategies due to worksetting sharing and worksettings that better support the affordances that empl..

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