Why casual chats at the coffee point are central to productivity

by Jeremy Myerson
// Research

Social interaction isn’t just the icing on the cake – encounters on the stairs or at the watercooler can help companies to innovate, says Kristi Woolsey of Boston Consulting Group.

Here’s a question: whenever you’ve interviewed at a company, worked for one, or even researched one, did the importance of social interaction with your colleagues ever cross your mind? Well, it’s more important than you think.

Kristi Woolsey of Boston Consulting Group firmly believes that without that casual social aspect of the workplace, productivity, collaborations and overall quality of work will ultimately suffer.

Whether you are based in the office, hybrid-working, or fully remote, forging relationships with your colleagues is pivotal, in Woolsey’s eyes.

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Written by Jeremy Myerson.