Many people work in open plan offices these days and they are often used in many different industry sectors. An open plan office is as the name suggests, it is an open space but is generally sectioned into small work spaces or cubicles by the use of panels or screens. There are pros and cons to this style of office. One of the benefits of open plan offices is that they can improve communications within the office, encourage better team spirit and enhance organisational culture. It can make it easier for managers to connect with and encourage a good working relationship with the workforce.