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In the modern office, collaborative work environments and open offices have become the norm. But while these emerging office layouts are designed to promote teamwork, they can sometimes have a detrimental effect: When an employee comes to work feeling stressed, this stress can actually become contagious.

Negativity in the workplace can have harmful long-term impacts on your workers—and your business. Find out what you can do to design your office in a way that encourages employees to be happy, engaged and productive.

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