Want to Spark Creativity? Ditch Your Chair | Businessnewsdaily.com

Taking away your employees’ chairs could be the key to boosting their creativity.

When employees stand during meetings, it boosts the excitement around creative group processes and reduces people’s tendency to defend their turf, according to a new study from Washington University in St. Louis.

Andrew Knight, one of the study’s co-authors and an assistant professor at the Olin Business School at Washington University, said removing chairs could be a low-cost way to redesign an office space while also tackling the health effects of sitting in one place for too long.

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