Publications

WORKPLACE PUBLICATIONS & REPORTS:

Hua, Y. & Yang, E. (Accepted for publication). Building spatial layout that supports healthier behavior of office workers: A new performance mandate for sustainable buildings. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation. Special Issue on Green Ergonomics.

Jaitli, R. & Hua, Y. (2013). Measuring sense of belonging among employees working at a corporate campus: Implication for workplace planning and management. Journal of Corporate Real Estate. Vol. 15, Iss. 2. 117-135.

Konno, N. & Hua, Y. (2012). Designing the workplace for knowledge creation: Innovating “Ba” in the era of the networked workplace. The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies, No. 627, October 2012, 44-57 (In Japanese).

Evans, G.W., Becker, F., Zahn, A., Bilotta, E., and Keesee, A.  (2012). Capturing the Ecology of Workplace Stress with Cumulative Risk Assessment.  Environment and Behavior. Vol. 44, Issue 1, 136-154.

Hua, Y., Loftness, V., Heerwagen, J., and Powell, K.M. (2011). Relationship between Workplace Spatial Settings and Occupant-Perceived Support for Collaboration. Environment and Behavior. Vol. 43, Issue 6, 807-826.

Hua, Y., Loftness, V., Kraut, R., and Powell, K.M. (2010). Workplace collaborative space layout typology and occupant perception of collaboration environment. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design. Vol. 37, Issue 3, 429-448.

Hua, Y. (2010). A model of workplace environment satisfaction, collaboration experience, and perceived collaboration effectiveness: A survey instrument. International Journal of Facility Management, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1-21.

Becker, F. and Pearce, A. (2003) A Balanced Real Estate and Human Resource Model for Assessing the Financial Implications of Large Scale Real Estate Decisions.

Becker, F., Sims, W., and Schoss, J. (2003) Interaction, Identity and Collocation: What Value Is a Corporate Campus?

Becker, F. and Sims, W. (2000) Offices That Work: Balancing Cost, Flexibility, and Communication.

Becker, F. and Sims, W. (2000) Managing Uncertainty: Integrated Portfolio Strategies for Dynamic Organizations.

Becker, F., Tennessen, C. M., and Dahl, L. M. (1996) Managing Workplace Change Becker, F. (1995) Workplace By Design: Mapping the High Performance Workscape. Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco, CA.

Becker, F. and Tennessen, C. M. (1995) Hotel as Office Becker, F. and Tennessen, C. M. (1995) Social Connectivity in Mobile Workplace

Becker, F.. Tennessen, C. M., and Young, D. (1995) Information Technology Communication

Becker, F., Joroff, M., and Quinn, K. L. (1995). Toolkit: Reinventing the Workplace. Norcross, GA: International Development Research Council.

Becker, F., Quinn, K. L., and Tennessen, C. M. (1995) Ecology of Collaborative Work

Becker, F., Quinn, K. L., and Callentine, L. U. (1995) Ecology of Mobile Workers Becker, F., Quinn, K. L., Rappaport, A. J., and Sims, W. (1994)Implementing Innovative Workplaces

Becker, F., Quinn, K. L., Rappaport, A. J., and Sims, W. (1994)Implementing Innovative Workplaces – Summary Report

Becker, F., Quinn, K. L., Rappaport, A. J., and Sims, W.  (1993) New Working Practices

Becker, F., Rappaport, A. J., Quinn, K. L., and Sims, W.  (1992)Telework Centers

Becker, F., Sims, W., and Davis, B. (1991) Managing Space Efficiently – Summary Report

Publication & Report Excerpts

Offices That Work: Balancing Cost, Flexibility, and Communication:
Excerpt: 
Intro
Excerpt: Work Effectiveness, Communication, and Office Type
Excerpt: Workplace Cost, Density, and Effectiveness

Managing Uncertainty: Integrated Portfolio Strategies for Dynamic Organizations:
Excerpt: The Uncertainty Dilemma

Workplace Change: Managing Workplace Change:
Excerpt: Communication for Managing Workplace Change
Excerpt: Involvement in the Change Management Process
Excerpt: Benefits and Costs/Activities of Change Programs
Excerpt: Lessons Learned

Hoteling & Non-Territorial Offices: Implementing Innovative Workplaces: Organizational Implications of Different Strategies:
Excerpt: Lessons Learned

Hoteling & Non-Territorial Offices: Social Connectivity in the Mobile Workplace:
Excerpt: Questions Guiding the Research

Telework Centers-Satellite Offices: New Working Practices:
Excerpt: Benefits, Barriers, and Implications

The Ecology of the Mobile Worker:
Excerpt: Mobile Work and Time/Activity Patterns
Excerpt: Mobile Work and Work Effectiveness
Excerpt: Mobile Work and Communications

Collaborative Team Environments: The Ecology of Collaborative Work:
Excerpt: 
Virtual Workplace Strategy

New Placemakers: Unconventional Workplace Providers: The Hotel as an Office:
Excerpt: 
Benefits and Issues

Workplace By Design: Mapping the High-Performance Workscape:
Excerpt: The Measurement Trap

Reinventing the Workplace (Toolkit):
Excerpt: The Integrated Workplace Strategy Concept (IWS)
Excerpt: Design Participation Matrix
Excerpt: Weighted Criteria Matrix

 

SUSTAINABILITY PUBLICATIONS & REPORTS:

Hua, Y. & Yang, E. (Accepted for publication). Building spatial layout that supports healthier behavior of office workers: A new performance mandate for sustainable buildings. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation. Special Issue on Green Ergonomics.

Hua, Y. (2013) Understanding POE for future building practices. Editorial for the Special Issue on Post-Occupancy Evaluation (POE). Intelligent Buildings International. Vol.5, No.3, 133-134.

Hua, Y. (2013). Chapter 3: Sustainable campus as a living laboratory for climate change mitigation and adaptation: The role of design thinking processes. In Koenig, A. (ed.) Regenerative Sustainable Development of Universities and Cities: The Role of Living Laboratories. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Hua, Y., Oswald, A., and Yang, X., (2011). Effectiveness of daylighting design and occupant visual satisfaction in a LEED Gold laboratory building. Building and Environment, Vol. 46, 54-64.

Nishida, Y. & Hua, Y.(2011). Motivating stakeholders to deliver change: Tokyo’s Cap & Trade Program. Building Information & Research, Vol. 39, No. 5, 518-533.

Hua, Y. & Yang, X. (2008). Barriers for green building practice in China. Proceedings of World Sustainable Building Conference (SB08), September 21-25, 2008, Melbourne, Australia.

Hua, Y. & Yang, X. (2007). Case Study of Lafarge China and Shui On Cement: Emission-related CSR in Chinese Cement Industry. In Hooker, J., Hulpke, J. F., and Madsen, P. (Eds.) Controversies in International Corporate Responsibility. Philosophy Documentation Center: Charlottesville, Virginia, pp 129-143.

 

HEALTHCARE PUBLICATIONS & REPORTS:

Hua, Y., Becker, F., Wurmser, T., Bliss-Holtz, J., & Hedges, C. (2012). The Effects of Nursing Unit Spatial Layout on Nursing Team Communication Patterns, Quality of Care, and Patient Safety. The Health Environment Research and Design (HERD) Journal. Vol. 6, No. 1, 8-38.

Becker, F., Bonaiuto, M., Bilotta, E., and Bonnes, M. (In press). Integrated Healthscape Strategies: An Ecological Approach to Evidence-Based Design. Health Environments Research and Design Journal (HERD).

Becker, F. (2010).  Nursing unit design, communication, and teamwork.  The Proceedings of the Health and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation Centre (HaCIRIC) Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, September 24, 2010.

Becker, F. (2009) At one with your surroundings? Nursing Management, 40(8), 24-27.

Harris, D.D., Joseph, A., Becker, F., Hamilton, D.K., Shepley, M.M., and Zimring, C. (2008). The Practitioner’s Guide To Evidence-Based Healthcare Design.  Concord, CA.: Center for Health Design.

Becker, F., Sweeney, B., and K. Parsons. (2008) , Health Environments Research and Design Journal, 1(4), 35-54.

Becker, F. and Douglass, S.  (2008) The ecology of the patient visit: Physical attractiveness, waiting times, and perceived quality of care, J. Ambulatory Care Management., 31(2), 128-141.

Becker, F. and Parsons, K.S. (2007)  Hospital facilities and the role of evidence-based design, Journal of Facilities Management, 5(4), 263-274.

Becker, F. and Carthey, J. (2007) Evidence-based Design: Key Issues in a Collaborative Process. Proceedings of the W092: Interdisciplinarity in the Built Environment Procurement Conference, 23-26 September, Newcastle, Australia.

Becker, F. (2007).  Nursing unit design and communication patterns: What is “real” work, Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 1(1), 58-62.

Becker, F. (2007). The ecology of knowledge networks, California Management Review, 49(2), 1-20.

Becker, F. (2007).  Closing the Research-Design Gap.  Implications, 5(10), 1-5.

Becker, F. and Douglas, S. (2006). The ecology of the patient visit: Attractiveness, waiting times, and perceived quality of care,  Healthcare Design, 6(7), 12-18.

Becker, F. (1980).  Employees need role in design of workspace, Hospitals, November, 97-98, 101.

Becker, F. and Poe, D. (1980).  The effect of user-generated design modification in a general hospital.  Journal of Nonverbal behavior, (4), 195-218.

Becker, F. (1980). Evaluating hospital environments.  In Beck, W. and Meger, R. (Eds.),  The Environment of the Health Care Facility.  Boca Ratan, FL.:  CRC Press.

 

Selected Student Theses:

Gretta Vandell (2011). The ecology of the hospitalist-led round: the effect of dual Vs. Individual rounding type on patient outcomes and Communication processes.

Ziqi Wu (2011). Evaluation of a sustainable hospital design based on its social and environmental outcomes.

Harale, K. (2010).The role of design in communication, interaction and teamwork. Unpublished Master’s thesis, Cornell University.

Blau, S. (2009) Exploratory study of family visit program for Alzheimer’s residents in care facilities. Unpublished Master’s thesis, Cornell University.

Adams, R. (2008) The role of physical design and informal communication and learning in gaining competency and reducing stress among graduate nurses. Unpublished Master’s thesis, Cornell University.

Dutta, R. (2008) Influence of nursing unit layout on staff communication and interaction patterns. Unpublished Master’s thesis, Cornell University.

Hammer, S. (2008) The role of physical design and informal communication and learning in reducing stress and gaining competency among new nurse graduates. Unpublished Master’s thesis, Cornell University.

Sweeney, B. (2008) The ecology of the patient experience: Physical environments, patient-staff interactions, staff behavior, and quality of care. Unpublished Master’s thesis, Cornell University.

Vilacorte, A. (2008) The changing healthcare workplace: An exploratory case study of decentralized nursing layouts. Unpublished Master’s thesis, Cornell University.