office

A 3-post collection


Let’s start with a simple definition for “corporate culture”, most authors agree that it “refers to the set of values, beliefs, and behavior patterns that form the core identity of an organization.” Corporate Culture and ROI Daniel R. Denison, in his article “Bringing Corporate Culture to the Bottom Line”, answers the following question: “Do firms that organize their work well and involve employees in decision making really perform any better than firms that do not? If so, how much better, and under what conditions?” He compares 34 large American firms using survey data and Standard and Poor’s financial...

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During the summer you get the chance to talk to a lot more people and catch-up on the trivia. One subject that came up this week was “Mondays”. Some people loathe, others love them. On the first category in the small sample that we surveyed were mainly young and single or single”ish”. This group attributed their mental fatigue to their job, call center and telemarketing (most of the ones we talked to) related that their job was stressing and consumed all their energy leaving them tired during the week. Something that suddenly was gone by Friday… and Saturday only...

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Changing your workplace into a safe, comfortable and productive environment can begin with ergonomics. If you understand how a product, layout or design can be improved to suit those that use it, you can create a positive and admirable workplace. Effective ergonomics is not only beneficial for productivity and employee engagement, but it is critical in reducing pain and fatigue among office workers. 1. Rest your eyes Throughout your working day, your eyes are constantly working hard. Without the correct care, it can result in serious eye strain and fatigue; in order to prevent this, it is important to give...

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