Natural Collaborators

 

Employees in the United States are on their own—at least, more than in other parts of the world. Latin America is the only region where workers spend more time working together than alone, according to a 2017 Gensler survey. It's a reminder that work culture doesn't only stem from an organization. Geography matters, too.

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Source: Latin America Workplace Survey 2017, Gensler

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