Case Study

Google: Fostering Innovation & Engagement with Workplace Design

Google: Fostering Innovation & Engagement with Workplace Design

Ahead of Next Generation Workplaces 2017 we chat to Jeremy Neuner, Head of Real Estate and Workplace Services at Google, who, for the sixth year running, has landed the top spot on Fortune Magazines list of the Best Companies to Work For.

The $75 billion tech titan, famous for luxe perks like free gourmet food, haircuts and free shuttle services that make staff commutes easier and more productive, is ahead of the game when it comes to optimising staff engagement, creativity, innovation and wellbeing.

In this article Jeremy shares with us how Google’s Googleplex Headquarters in Mountain View, California is fostering innovation and optimising staff engagement through a balance of people, space and technology. 

Meeting the Needs of the Modern Workforce by Embedding a Flexible, Agile Culture

Meeting the Needs of the Modern Workforce by Embedding a Flexible, Agile Culture

Global dairy co-operative Fonterra has adopted an innovative Fonterra Ways of Working strategy to unite the company, regardless of geographic location, and instil a high-trust, high-performance, value-focused way of working amongst their 22,000 strong employee base.

Ahead of the Next Generation Workplaces NZ Summit, we chat to Anita Potgieter, Fonterra Manager of Global Facilities and Workplace Strategy. Anita was part of the original team that rolled out Fonterra’s Ways of Working, including the design and development of Fonterra’s new Auckland City HQ.

In this article Anita shares with us details of Fonterra’s innovative workplace design and further delves into the organisation’s continuous improvement objectives that ensure that Fonterra is meeting the needs of its modern workforce.