According to Paul J. Meyer – “Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.”
The above quote echoes the need for maximizing productivity at homes or business centers. Workplace trends come and go but most of them impact the productivity of business centers. Modern day business center operators keep a track on workplace cultures and trends and seek ways to leverage them to serve their clients in a better way.
Businesses across the world, there is an increase in the importance of the building environment that promotes better health, quality of life, and work-related engagement among their employees. For majority of these businesses, productivity is considered as the most important factor in measuring success. However, there are few limitations such as – lack of ample space, technology, amenities, environment, location, etc. directly or indirectly affect productivity.
Still, business centers are seeing a trend in the right direction with over 70 percent of employers and employees experiencing more productivity than five years ago. Yet, there are improvements to be made, when it comes to employing the right tools and resources for running a business.
For business centers looking to maximize productivity, here are 5 tips that can overcome efficiency barriers.
Collaborative workspaces: Business centers should create workspaces where enterprises can communicate and share ideas for group collaboration with ease. The concept of office furniture has gone beyond the traditional chair, desk, and cubicles. An open office environment that includes a mix of casual and formal meeting areas promotes natural conversation and teamwork.
Workplace environment: Workplace environment is the key determinant to gauge the quality of work delivered by employees and measure their level of productivity.
Full-fledged amenities: Although included in a workplace environment, amenities have their own importance. Facilities such as furniture, storage space, cafeteria, restrooms, first-aid, etc improve productivity.
Technology: No business can cope with competition in the absence of technology. Business centers need to equip workplaces with the latest technology required to get work done efficiently. Technology helps in getting tasks done faster at minimal cost. Business centers can succeed only when they offer upgraded and reliable technology.
Accessible locations: Most employees find it difficult to commute to their workplaces due to long distances from homes. The longer the distance, lesser the enthusiasm to finish assignments on time thereby affecting productivity. Opening centers in different locations and that which can be accessed with ease will help increase productivity for business centers.
Leave behind loud common spaces, open-concept design, and constantly busy workspaces, work on the above tips to make every office in business center completely walled-in and magnify productivity.