Definition of hotelling in English:

hotelling

noun

  • [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.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Some of the new space strategies include sharing space, hoteling, team-oriented spaces,. more casual meeting areas, quiet spaces, etc.’

Pronunciation:

hotelling

/hə(ʊ)ˈtɛlɪŋ/