Insights From a Think Tank: The Future of the Workplace

There is no shortage of articles, studies and blog posts about workplace trends and yet every business leader wants to know “what’s next?” Who better to brainstorm about the future of the workplace than companies who are deemed “Best Companies to Work For,” those recognized nationally for being great places to work? These companies are leading the way in creatively investing in their workforce and the work environment to create a competitive advantage.

During the 2015 Great Place to Work® conference in Dallas, Kahler Slater and Granite Properties took the opportunity to host a Think Tank focused on the future of the workplace. Kahler Slater and Granite Properties invited leaders from great companies across many different industries to collaborate and think big about what may be coming next for the workplace. The following is a summary of the Think Tank methodology and insights that came from this brainstorming session.