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 Table 1.1 Degrees of spatiality and key challenges
   Degree of spatiality Hyperspatial
Mobility: between continuously new geographical locations and workplaces.
Remoteness: to colleagues and clients. Most resources are mobilized or can be accessed from afar.
Mobility: between a variety and recurring workplaces.
Remoteness: more often than not to colleagues and clients but with occasions of sharing a workplace. Some resources are mobilized.
Mobility: no mobility or restricted to commute from and to work.
Remoteness: usually sharing an office with colleagues and resources are local but also, even in combination, people working from home with mobilized resources.
Key challenge
for workers
Stability: to stay productive in a hyperspatial setting, workers need to deal with uncertainty. The continuous change in locations and people puts the worker in new spatial and social settings, which makes stability of work settings a challenge.
Coordination: in semispatial settings, people have considerable freedom of movement. The asynchronicity of people’s movement creates the challenge to coordinate people across digital and physical places in order to maintain work relationships.
Interaction: while the physical environments are dynamic in semispatial and hyperspatial settings, they are stable in sedentary settings. The challenge here is to interact effectively with others to share and implement ideas. This is complicated by sometimes being remote from colleagues.
Associated chapters
Mainly chapter 2, also found in chapter 3.
Mainly chapter 3, also found in chapter 2 and 4.
Mainly chapter 4, also found in chapter 2.

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