What Is Unassigned Seating?
Unassigned seating is a workplace strategy where employees do not have an appointed or specific desk in the office. Therefore, employees can acquire a desk or work area in one of two ways: a first come, first serve basis; and a reservation basis. Unassigned seating allows the employees to have freedom and flexibility about their work area and provides the opportunity of maximizing available seatings, thus, using the office space to its full potential. Some experience unassigned seating at their workplace like playing a game of musical chairs. This could especially be a challenging in the first staget of a change management process after implementing. Being abe to reserve seats or desks, eliminates this challenge partly.