At Tall Architects, were always on the lookout for the latest news about workplace design, sustainability and wellness. These were our favourite articles from January.Read More
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The ideal workplace showcases innovative and inventive design. That’s according to a new report by financial firm Capital One.
The report was based on a broad sample of 2,500 American professionals and revealed some of the ways that workplace design influences productivity and happiness whilst at work.
“As a data-driven company, it makes sense to get insights from our major markets to ensure that our strategy aligns with the expectations of top talent”.Read More
Technology has changed the way we work. Organisations who realise this are coming out ahead. One of the ways to do this is through adopting technology and flexible working styles into the workplace.
Companies who create collaborative spaces outperform their competitors in responsive leadership and employee connectedness. That’s according to new research conducted by Nick van der Meulen (Rotterdam School of Management, Eramus University (USM) and MIT’s Centre for Information Systems Research (CISR).Read More
A recent report from the Boston Consulting Group 'Boosting Performance Through Organisational Design' has found six key factors of workplace design that define top performing organisations.
The study focused on what separates top performing organisations (those with high levels of growth and profitability) from other companies.Read More
A new JLL Research study has found that 70% of employees say that happiness at work is the best ingredient for a unique work experience.
“In the future of work, experience really should be a major focus to drive a high level of satisfaction from work,” says Marie Puybaraud, Global Head of Research at JLL. “People are craving authenticity in their lives - and their careers.”
Future friendly workplace strategy should focus on the human element.Read More
On average, employee wellness programs generate returns of about 3 to 1. Over 90% of organisations were already providing employee wellness programs, and it is a trend that will continue to rise in importance as organisations compete for the best people.Read More
By 2025, approximately 75% of workers will be millennials. As a result of this, employers will need to start creating workspaces that attract this younger generation of workers.
Millenials are looking for workspaces that reflect their values of:
Most offices try to be places that welcome collaboration. There is a good reason for this, as collaborative environments are better for productivity.
A recent Stanford study has shown that research participants who are primed to act collaboratively stick with tasks 64% longer than their solitary peers. They also reported higher engagement levels, lower fatigue levels and a higher success rate.
“The results showed that simply feeling like you’re part of a team of people working on a task makes people more motivated as they take on challenges,” the researchers say.Read More
Workplace strategy has typically involved cutting costs and maintaining the status quo. In most other areas of business, a strategy of cost cutting would not be expected to achieve anything substantial.
Over 80% of the average companies costs relate to people. A small change to employee engagement or productivity can have a massive effect on a companies bottom line.Read More
Employee engagement is hard to get right. Initiatives to create a more positive environment can backfire, causing employees to be sceptical of all future engagement activities.
So how do you get employee engagement right?Read More