—hive v., n.
—hive home n.
J. Walker Smith, Craig Wood, "The Buzz About Hiving," Direct, February 1, 2004
'A hive is a home designed to open out and facilitate connection,' Smith said. 'Across all generations, family is more important than ever, and people see more value in community. Through hiving, home is the best place to re-establish relationships and connect with others.'
In a recent Yankelovich survey, 64 percent of the participants identified themselves as 'hivers."
Chryss Cada, "'Hiving' new community buzzword," The Denver Post, March 14, 2003
When the cocoon-that 1980s style of living that provides for everything and shuts out the world-becomes a workplace, it changes into something else.
Call it, instead, "hiving": the busy bee mentality.
J. Linn Allen, "Work ethic carried to a new height," Chicago Tribune, December 18, 1988