The most important aspect of having a good office environment is overall employee determination. More and more employees are looking for fun culture that has become popular office workplace integration. Happy Hour and company outings add to that, but it starts within the four walls of your office first.
So, how can you improve your office environment?
While the standard 9-5 office was once a dull, unexciting routine, employees are now looking to change the environment. Having supportive office culture allows bonds to grow between office co-workers.
The success of business depends upon the productivity of its employees. As per studies, a positive, comfortable and safe office can increase the productivity of employees upto 70 % and job satisfaction
- Hire positive people
There are many ways to improve work environment, but need to establish extra ordinary team of people who makes the entire office environment positive, here taking about attitude not about skills. When there will be people with good attitude, they can spread productivity and motivation at workplace. Increasing productivity is in employees own hands, which involves evaluating the surrounding conditions and making it more helpful in our work process. With such an easy to understand and effective tools, one can have a better life at their workplace.
“The secret of my success is that we have gone to exceptional lengths to hire the best people in the world.”
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- Team Spirit
A positive team spirit has natural out of good people joining forces to work towards a greater goal. Without a team spirit, good people are almost lazy. There’s a Proverb said, “If you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far go together.” If you have a good team spirit in your organisation, the opportunities are limitless.
“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”
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- Improve communication
Communication is the most important part of business. In each and every office environment should need excellent communication. Workplace is designed to help people communicate and collaborate effectively. It makes people happy to be asked how they are and how things life going in their lives. One of the important factors to improve communication in employees and managers is to be open to feedback specific during work.
“The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said”
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- Refreshing environment
Nature is the best remedy over refreshing your mood and makes you feel fresh as a horse. Natural light from the sun is an immense lift for workers who like daylight to fight off emotional well-being issues, such as dullness and depression. The brightness of the PC, we are working on can retire our eyes in no time, if it’s put on high intensity. One can adjust the screen brightness on the computer screen to reduce the blue light of the screen coming to his eyes or screen protectors are beneficial to immediately minimize the blue light rays at its source. Employees, set beside a window, through which light sparkles, tend to work all the more beneficially and stay away from psychological wellness issues that repress their mystic vitality, but individuals with migraines can use artificial lights of low intensity to avoid the issue of migraine.
“Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress: Working hard for something we love is called passion.”
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- Up to date Technology
The technology in your workplace needs to be up to date and facilitating the best work from your people. By providing staff with the right tools, they are able to be as efficient as possible, regardless of location. Smart technology streamlines processes to ensure they are quicker and more practical, reducing time spent on everyday tasks. If a business invests in new technology, it must also invest in training employees on how use it. Almost half of workers across Europe admit that they don’t know how to properly use the technology that’s provided to them, so by enabling necessary training and guidelines, businesses can operate as efficiently as possible.
“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.”
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- Easy to access workplace
Office space should be easy to access. This includes everything lift, building, sufficient parking, furniture and equipment that conduct common business activities.
To improve productivity, at your workplace, a table, all-in-one PC, comfortable chair, notebooks for drafts, and even a plant – everything should be at hand as it impacts on your performance at work. In a perfect world, your workplace should inspire you such as photos, motivational quotes, funny pictures or inspiring thoughts from your mentors’ help a lot. With workspace organization needs to re-design working environments to make employees motivated, and they will work harder without sacrificing private lives and well-beings.
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
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- Flexible working
Flexible working in terms of location and time spent which can highly improve employees’ daily lifestyle at the workplace by altering their moods. As a result, organizations get more output from employees. Employees maintain control over their time off and can find a work life balance that allows them to maintain their priorities outside the job. Workplace flexibility also contributes to better night sleep and high energy level. When employees have freedom to manage their work life balance, they will be more focused at their work.
“People today really value workplace flexibility and remote work because it allows them to focus their energies on work and life as opposed to commuting or other complications due to geography.”
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These some ideas making office work environment happy and healthy which help in improving productivity of business as well. Each and every organization have many alternatives as per their convenience but some of above helpful tips can make them confortable and energetic at their work place.