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Workplace Management Glossary of Terms

There are a lot of jargony words and acronyms in the world of workplace management. We created this glossary to help provide an overview of key industry terms, along with their definitions.
How to Get Your Employees Warmed Up to Desk Booking
Learn how to create the best experience possible for your employees, so they are satisfied and successful from day one, when rolling out a Desk Booking solution at your office.
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What Is Desk Booking Software (And How to Implement It Successfully)
In this post we explain what Desk Booking software does, how to most effectively implement it at your company, tips for successfully gaining adoption from your team, and more!
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Should Attendance be Required in the Hybrid Workplace?
There’s no right or wrong answer when it comes to choosing an attendance policy for your hybrid team. In the following article we outline best practices that can help you design an approach that makes sense for your company’s specific needs. 
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What is the Hybrid Work Model and How to Implement it
We created this guide to help businesses of all sizes ease their transition to a hybrid workplace.
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The 6 Attributes of a Successful Hybrid Workplace
From the right policies to the right tools, learn the six (6) key attributes to make a successful hybrid workplace for your team.
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What is an IWMS (Integrated Workplace Management System)?
This post dives deep into all things IWMS – what exactly is an IWMS, who uses it, how it differs from some of the point-solutions you might be using today.
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5 Things Our New Survey Data Says About a Return to the Office
Read the 5 key takeaways from the Eden Return to Office Survey. We hope these findings help you and your team prepare for the new normal of the future of work. 
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The Eden Workplace Return to Office Survey
Read The Eden Workplace Return to Office Survey – 1,000 office workers were surveyed about returning to the office.
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What is IT Service Management?
ITSM (or IT Service Management) is a broad term that encompasses the act of designing, implementing, supporting and managing the lifecycle of IT services.
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Square Roots Farm Brings Fresh Greens Direct to The Desk

Take a tour of Square Roots Farm, an urban farming accelerator located in Bushwick, Brooklyn that is growing a real-food revolution.
Square Roots Farm Brings Fresh Greens Direct to The Desk
Take a tour of Square Roots Farm, an urban farming accelerator located in Bushwick, Brooklyn that is growing a real-food revolution.
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Getting Your Remote Workers on the Same Page
Strategies for creating a successful work environment for remote workers.
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The Cost of Putting Off Office Maintenance
Knowing that office maintenance costs are difficult to predict, we identified three annual inspections that can save your office from costly repairs.
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How We Grew into Our New Office
After a spending a year in a temporary office, Managed by Q made its fourth office move in three years. Learn how Q's office manager coordinated the move.
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Inside Bark & Co's Cozy Dog and People Friendly Office
Take a tour of Bark & Co's New York City office which is designed for the comfort of all team members and their dogs.
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Behind the Battle Over the Office Thermostat
The temperature of the “average worker” causes offices to be over air conditioned for many, impacting productivity and contributing to climate change.
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How Bevi Created a Smart, Sustainable Office Water Cooler
Boston’s Bevi smart watercooler enables offices to offer their employees sustainable, healthy drink choices.
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True Tales of Office Horror
At Managed by Q, our clients, Operators, and service providers have encountered some terrifying predicaments—here's how we chased away office nightmares.
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All Together Now: How to Get Workplace Collaboration Right
Workplace collaboration is key to successful and productive teams. Here's how to cultivate it at the office.
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We wanted to better understand how employees are handling the transition back to work, so we partnered with Wakefield Research to conduct the first post-return-to-work survey.

Employees Are Happy to Be Back, But Crave Flexibility Above All Else

We wanted to better understand how employees are handling the transition back to work, so we partnered with Wakefield Research to conduct the first post-return-to-work survey.
How to Get Your Employees Warmed Up to Desk Booking
Learn how to create the best experience possible for your employees, so they are satisfied and successful from day one, when rolling out a Desk Booking solution at your office.
Read More
What Is Desk Booking Software (And How to Implement It Successfully)
In this post we explain what Desk Booking software does, how to most effectively implement it at your company, tips for successfully gaining adoption from your team, and more!
Read More
Should Attendance be Required in the Hybrid Workplace?
There’s no right or wrong answer when it comes to choosing an attendance policy for your hybrid team. In the following article we outline best practices that can help you design an approach that makes sense for your company’s specific needs. 
Read More
What is the Hybrid Work Model and How to Implement it
We created this guide to help businesses of all sizes ease their transition to a hybrid workplace.
Read More
The 6 Attributes of a Successful Hybrid Workplace
From the right policies to the right tools, learn the six (6) key attributes to make a successful hybrid workplace for your team.
Read More
What is an IWMS (Integrated Workplace Management System)?
This post dives deep into all things IWMS – what exactly is an IWMS, who uses it, how it differs from some of the point-solutions you might be using today.
Read More
5 Things Our New Survey Data Says About a Return to the Office
Read the 5 key takeaways from the Eden Return to Office Survey. We hope these findings help you and your team prepare for the new normal of the future of work. 
Read More
The Eden Workplace Return to Office Survey
Read The Eden Workplace Return to Office Survey – 1,000 office workers were surveyed about returning to the office.
Read More
What is IT Service Management?
ITSM (or IT Service Management) is a broad term that encompasses the act of designing, implementing, supporting and managing the lifecycle of IT services.
Read More

Advice for the Workplace Professional Perfectionist

Three workplace professionals share their advice for office managers on perfectionism, finding resources, and how to grow your career.
The Growing Role of Community Managers
The role of community manager is a great option for office managers looking to build their career in a growing field.
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Hiring and Onboarding: How Brandwatch Creates a First Impression
How Brandwatch communicates their culture and values to candidates throughout the hiring and onboarding process.
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Why Networking Events are Valuable for an Office Manager's Career
Networking events and groups offer office managers valuable advice and opportunities for community building and career advancement.
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Career Growth and Development in Office Management
Three members from the office operations teams at Asana, Everlane and Stitch Fix joined us to discuss career growth as an office manager.
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New to Office Management? Operations Experts Share Advice
Experts in office management share insights on the skills office managers need to succeed and grow in their role.
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Relationship and Career Building for Office Managers
Brian Sommer of WinterWyman discusses how career building helps staffing agencies match office managers to jobs that will further their careers.
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Professional Development for Office Managers
How professional development and continuing education can benefit office managers and administrative professionals at all career levels.
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How to Navigate the Administrative Career Path with Clarity Staffing
Erica Ravich of Clarity Staffing outlines how to build your administrative career path.
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Welcoming New Hires and Fostering Communication from Day One
Nik Aliye from the Shorty Awards discusses new hires, onboarding, and making employees feel welcome.
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