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The trend towards open and collaborate spaces has left most offices without enough privacy. This has taken a heavy toll on employees’ creativity, productivity, engagement and wellbeing. The harder people work collaboratively, the more important it is to have focused time away from distractions for productivity. Private spaces also provide an opportunity for people to decompress and recharge.
Team work is central to knowledge work.Collaborative settings provide the supporting structure. At its core, knowledge work is four activities: learning, socializing, collaborating, and focused work. Three of those involve two or more people in creating, evaluating, and building on knowledge to generate new ideas and creative solutions.
A recent study by Gallup showed that worldwide, 87 percent of employed people are “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” at work, which means that they’re emotionally disconnected from their workplaces and thus less likely to be productive. To reverse this trend, we are creating strategic ecosystem of spaces within a floorplan. This empowers people by giving them the ability to choose the right space for the work at hand.
Having a collaborative, welcoming and energizing work environment makes it easier to attract and retain top talent. Your work environment needs to support your brand and culture. The design of your workplace sends a strong message about your organization-both to internal and external audiences.
Employees that are static and overloaded with information and distractions feel stressed and are not able to be creative. And creativity fuels innovation, something that organizations need to succeed in a global economy. With so much time spent at work, and the huge impact of technology on our lives, employers need to consider employee well-being when planning a workplace.
Understanding today’s audiovisual trends and anticipating what’s coming next allows you to create spaces that empower your people – both locally and globally. Millennials are driving the need for seamless technology. They are innovative by nature and expect organizations to support them; if not, they move on to someone else who will. Retaining top talent will always be a huge priority and technology is a critical component.
An outdoor extension of the social hub includes movable furniture so groups can connect and socialize or conduct some work. Even if not used as often as indoor spaces, outdoor options extend the workplace and provide choice, a key element of a more productive work environment. Products: Emu Heaven Table, Emu Round Table, Emu Pattern Seating, Emu Pattern Table, Emu Ivy Seating, Emu Ivy Table
A place free from visual and audible distraction or interruption for deep focus, strategic thinking and getting into flow. This focus setting for one supports ergonomic task posture for longer duration concentrative tasks. Products: Davos Seating, RoomWizard, Elective Elements, SOTO, V.I.A., Gesture
Created for nomadic workers who need a workstation that can quickly adjust to meet their work needs for an hour or a day. The open look and feel provides access to natural light and collaboration with others in the space. The height adjustable desk allow the user to quickly, quietly and intuitively change their posture and better accommodate their work needs. Products: Migration, SOTO – Personal Organization + Privacy Solutions, FYI, Reply, Answer