Improving Worker Productivity, Performance, and Motivation via Smart Office Design

The cost and effort that goes into increasing employee productivity, performance and motivation can run high. However, you may be surprised to learn that a measure of engagement can be increased with simple changes to the environment.

First, it’s important to bust one myth. Forget converting your traditional cubicle office into an open layout. You might be surprised about the negative long-term effects this can have on your employees’ wellbeing.

On the other hand, do change the thermostat in your office. Employees’ performance may be influenced by the office temperature, and by keeping it at a certain temperature, you can lower typing errors by up to 10 percent.


Knowing how your physical environment can control employee productivity, performance, and motivation may be your easiest solution to employee engagement yet.

Read more tips on the CEO Refresher.

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