LANSING – Jabra recently revealed the top workplace productivity trends for 2018. The trends are based on a survey among business professionals in the U.S., UK, Germany, and France.

Global trends summary:

  • Workspace: Home is where the productivity is: four times more employees in 2018 perceive working from home to be the most productive option for them, compared to 2015.
  • Hindering factors: Noise is still considered the number one deterrent to workplace productivity. The type of noise that annoys office workers most is colleagues talking to each other in their direct vicinity.
  • Meetings: Office workers see lack of preparation (38%), decision making (30%), and attendees coming in late for a meeting (30%) as the key obstacles to productive meetings.
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