ERGONOMICS

CELLULAR OFFICES

Main Features

The cellular or cubical office is an enclosed unit suitable for one to a maximum of five employees. A bigger number is not recommendable due to the noise level, which can become a major disturbing factor. Ideally, there are one to three persons in such an office.

It is a little offce for one or two people to work in.

Advantages And Dissadvantages

Advantages
• highly concentrated work
• long-scale team work
• personal contact between colleagues
• intimate and discreet
• can be designed individually
• near the window, fresh air

Disadvantages
• less general information flow
• employees move less and telephone more
• possibly effect of isolation

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When They Are Used

These type of offices are used more in private places like hospitals, police stations, doctors, and people who are higher up in the buisiness.