Definition of hotelling in English:

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Pronunciation: /hə(ʊ)ˈtɛlɪŋ/


[mass noun]
The short-term provision of office space to a temporary worker, or the short-term letting of surplus office space to employees from other companies.
Example sentences
  • Resistance to change is one reason that hotelling initiatives can be a tough sell.
  • ‘It's really difficult to tell someone that they will have to go online to reserve space and that they can't have family pictures in their cubicle,’ said a facility executive in the midst of a hotelling initiative.
  • Empty office space can easily be re-rationalized by desk-sharing, hoteling or other office-space strategies.

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