Monthly Archives: May 2015

Complexity as an Advantage in Workplace Strategy

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Brady Mick, design strategist and client leader at BHDP, investigates how businesses can recognize the significance of the science behind complexity and use it to create the customized environments that are essential for today’s work.   Tension between the realities of work and current workplace strategies is taking a toll on business. With increasing work complexity at odds with […]

The End of the Age of Management

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Brady Mick, design strategist and client leader at BHDP, examines at how businesses must eliminate outdated management practices in order to plan for future success.   Western business practices were in a state of flux when management guru Peter Drucker defined the “management by objectives” formula (MBO) in his book The Practice of Management. MBO […]

Facility Condition Assessments in Higher Education

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Although the Great Recession ended several years ago, the mantra of doing more with less remains today. This thought process applies to architecture and facilities maintenance as well, whether a new building or rehabilitation project is under consideration. Both require significant investment and resources. A detailed facility condition assessment (FCA), at the beginning of a […]