Posts Tagged ‘Productivity’

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Friday Funny: Do Bosses Prefer Night Owls Or Early Birds?

Even after statistically controlling for total work hours, employees who started work earlier in the day were rated by their supervisors as more conscientious, and thus received higher performance... ...Read More...

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Furniture Trends: Setting The Stage

Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility... ...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: The Too Hot, Too Cold Debate Goes Global

Office temperature is often a bone of contention between staff, with some struggling to work from the heat, while others wrap up in sweaters and gloves to stave off a chill.... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Pink Noise Vs. White Noise

Pink noise is becoming more popular in business settings, potentially increasing productivity and concentration among employees. But is it superior to white... ...Read More...

New Research Identifies Trust As A Business Critical Issue

Report identifies the eight drivers of trust and the effects of key external factors on individual well-being and motivation; suggests that employers leverage these drivers to build sustainable high... ...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Can A New Office Chair Help Melt Away The Winter Blahs?

Some workplace experts suggest escaping the office winter blues with bright colors: cheerful shades can help workers beat seasonal... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Good-bye T12. Hello Opportunity.

Some 500 million T12 fluorescent tubes are still being illuminated in U.S. buildings every day. That will start to change on July 1, 2012, however, when commonly used T12s will no longer be manufactured in—or imported to— the United... ...Read More...

October 4: Improve Your Office Day

A survey conducted in anticipation of the October 4 observation of “Improve Your Office Day” finds that new technology and furniture rank high on employees’ wish lists of office improvements.... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Recipe For A Happy Workplace Starts In The Kitchen

New survey results suggest that having a fully stocked kitchen, with food, coffee, and amenities, can lead to more content and productive... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Time For An Ergonomic Touch-Up

This Web Exclusive is a recap of results from a recent office ergonomics survey conducted by Staples Advantage. The pain in your neck at work may not actually be from your demanding to-do list or endless meetings. According to a recent survey from Staples Advantage, office furniture and technology may make or break how employees feel during the day. Results show that by providing support – in the form of ergonomic enhancements – companies... ...Read More...