The modern office and the way we work today has changed. The way that an office is set up from the lighting through to the office furniture can often dictate the productivity of an entire team. It is also dependent upon the industry and the department; an individual may also be able to work easily in an open environment whilst others need some isolated or quiet working.
Productivity and well-being are an important factor in the workplace - a productive business needs more than desks, computers and office chairs. However if you want to reduce the amount of time wasted during the work day, choosing the right pieces of office furniture can help you achieve just that.
The right tools can improve comfort, productivity and quality of life for everybody, here are some useful tips:
Encourage employees to take a break away from their desks - Recent studies show that taking frequent breaks away from the desk and going for walks during a lunch-time break can invigorate the mind and body.
Provide suitable seating for your staff - Ergonomic chairs encourage the body to maintain its neutral position, the best chairs are easy to use with active and supportive ergonomics. An uncomfortable can decrease productivity and increase the number of back aches felt by employees. Employees’ health and comfort should be taken into consideration.
Increase worker interaction - Opening up communications about the values and goals of a company and social events can also help boost team morale as well as helping individuals fit-in and understand company culture.
Get organised to reduce ‘looking time’ - Investing in filing cabinets and folders and making these available for every employees can help individuals focus and spend less time searching for that all important document.
Reconfigure your office layout - The location and position of workspaces also need to be taken in to consideration as different departments have different needs, therefore tailoring a workstations to help meet individuals needs can improve performance and productivity.
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