DESIGNED WORKSPACES BENEFITS
Did you know that a flexible, mobile and varied workspace can improve the productivity and health of employees in several ways? For today’s article we will talk about why it is beneficial to design the workspace according to New Ways of Working.
Here are some facts on why it is beneficial to design the workspace according to the principles of New Ways of Working.
According to studies a nap of 20 minutes boost performance. A little break is enough to refresh someone else mind. It helps people be more alert and productive.
Standing more helps you to fight lifestyle disease. Contrary to workspaces that are designed like the old-fashioned way, creating workspaces that promote standing up will help someone to fight lifestyle diseases such as backpain, stress…
Standing also makes groupes more engaged. It makes people be more active and it makes them participate more in conversations. People tend to make part of something when they are physically active and physically present.
Private areas are important for private meetings. As much as we promote community and engagement within people, it is important to remember that we want to keep things professional and private.
People are more and more flexible and mobile. There aren’t that much 9-5 fixed jobs anymore. So we have to economise space. Not everyone will be at the same place at the same time. Most desks are left unused most of the times.
So here are just some reasons on why it is important to adapt the workspace to the principle of New ways of working.