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Well, let’s be honest. The word “office” doesn’t present a pretty picture. Who wants to be indoors in a cubicle farm under artificial lights for more than 8 hours a day? It can get stagnant, uninspiring and downright boring! Such dull working environments can surely dampen the spirits of employees, greatly affecting their productivity. Work-related...
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What would happen if a quiet-lover is asked to work in a noisy place or an extrovert is forced into an isolated area of an office? Do you think they would be productive or happy in such working conditions? Your guess is as good as ours! Workforce includes people with different personalities and temperaments, from...
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From Google to General Motors, everybody is now shifting to the modern office concepts where they have proved that unconventional office environments are necessary to attract the young talents! Modern offices have changed a lot and so is the work culture. Offices are “more than home” home to employees now. Apart from Google and Facebook,...
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It’s impossible for humans to stay away from technology today. Technology touches everywhere! And so likely are the workplaces. Modern workplaces have now emerged from those small cubicles to a lively, and user-friendly space. If you want to keep the thumbs up with your employees and attracts new talents to your company, make sure your...
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There is an interesting and witty observation that goes something like this – “God made everything that has life, the rest of the things were made in China”. Enough said! From pins and toys to gadgets and household goods, most things that are used in the US are made in China. This once communist/socialist country...
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Office or the workstations are no more a jail to employees. Modern offices are now evolving and changing fast, according to the work they offer. It does not matter whether you have an office or going to build a new one, what matters is to improve the work atmosphere. Colors, lights, interiors, desks, everything matters!...
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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a US federal agency, around 1.8 million workers are affected by Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI) every year. The injuries cost about $20 billion to the US economy in a year. RSI is a musculoskeletal and nervous system injury caused typically due to repetitive tasks. Any job...
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Most people might argue that some of the best companies today were born in basic garages or simple dorms. And that can’t be refuted. However, the importance of suitable offices for startups can’t be ignored. Unfortunately, the design and layout of workplaces are put on the back burner in the pursuit of higher goals. Coffee...
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The relationship between the office environment and productivity is not new now. There have been many types of research conducted on this one and you can't deny the fact that the office looks heavily impact the employees. And what we mean here by office look is including the colors, sounds, walls, papers, temperature, lightings and everything that is...
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Google has it! Facebook has it! GlaxoSmithKline has it! Huffington Post has it! Yahoo has it! American Express has it! Looks like some of the major organizations has open­-concept offices. So, is it a good idea to bid “goodbye” to cubicles and say “hello” to long, shared tables? Not so soon! Open offices were started on a...
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