Bennis, M., Mayerhoffer, M., Orel, M. & Lukes, M. (2022). Methodological Considerations in the Open-Plan Office Paradox: A Systematic Literature Review. Work. ahead-of-print

Orel, M., Mayerhoffer, M., Fratricova, J., Pilkova, A., Starnawska, M., & Horvath, D. (2021). Coworking spaces as talent hubs: The imperative for community building in the changing context of new work. Review of Managerial Science, 1-29.

Orel, M., & Bennis, W. M. (2021). Classifying changes. A taxonomy of contemporary coworking spaces. Journal of Corporate Real Estate. (ahead-of-print)

Orel, M., & Mayerhoffer, M. (2021). Qualitative Research Methods for the Exploration of Coworking Environments. Qualitative Report26(5).

Appel-Meulenbroek, R., Weijs-Perrée, M., Orel, M., Gauger, F., & Pfnür, A. (2020). User preferences for coworking spaces; a comparison between the Netherlands, Germany and the Czech Republic. Review of Managerial Science, 1-24.

Orel, M., Bennis, W. (2020). The perspective of a coworking space model in scholarly settings. On the Horizon.

Orel, M., & Dvouletý, O. (2020). Transformative changes and developments of the coworking model: A narrative review. In Technological Progress, Inequality and Entrepreneurship (pp. 9-27). Springer, Cham.

Orel, M. (2020). Life is better in flip flops. Digital nomads and their transformational travels to Thailand. International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research.

Mayerhoffer, M. (2020). Growth factors of the coworking industry: the case of Prague. Journal of Property Investment & Finance.

Orel, M., & Almeida, M. D. M. A. (2019). The ambience of collaboration in coworking environments. Journal of Corporate Real Estate, 21(4), 273-289.

Orel, M. (2019). Coworking environments and digital nomadism: balancing work and leisure whilst on the move. World Leisure Journal61(3), 215-227.

Orel, M., & Kubátová, J. (2019). Coworking as a model for conscious business. Journal of Global Responsibility, 10(3), 257-270.


Books / Edited Volumes

Orel, M., Dvouletý, O., & Ratten, V. (Eds.). (2021). The flexible workplace: coworking and other modern workplace transformations. Springer Nature.


Guest-editing / Special Issues
Special Issue: Leisure, knowledge work and the digital nomad. World Leisure Journal. 2021/2022

Special Issue: Meeting Remotely – The Challenges of Optimal Avatar Interaction in VR. Frontiers in Virtual Reality. 2020/2021

Special Issue: Workplace transformation in the post-Covid-19 society. Journal of Corporate Real Estate. 2020/2021



Academic Coworking Spaces. Erasmus+ KA2020, 2022 – 2024

The Impact of Open-plan Offices on Performance and Well-being Revisited: The Case of Coworking, The Czech Science Foundation, 2020 – 2023

Managing Human Talent in Coworking Environments, Visegrad Fund, 2019 – 2020



Coworking Symposium


Lectures & Conference talks

Parallel Workplace Realities in the (Post) Pandemic World: The Case for Virtual Coworking. @ The 15th International Days of Statistics and Economics, Prague, September 2021

Perceived well-being and productivity of a senior citizen during the Covid-19 lockdown. An account of collaborative witnessing. @ Work, Employment and Society Conference 2021: Connectedness, Activism and Dignity at work in a Precarious Era, online, August 2021

Managing Talent in Coworking Spaces, Manuel Mayerhoffer @ Coworking Conference & Barcamp, online, April 2020

On New Collaborative Office Types, Marko Orel @ RGCS Symposium, Lyon, France, January 2020

Taxonomy of Coworking Spaces, Marko Orel @ Coworking Europe Conference, Warsaw, Poland, November 2019


Awards / Financial rewards
SAMS Funding

Literati Award Winner 2020 – Highly Commended Paper (Journal of Corporate Real Estate)