Wellbeing is a competitive advantage in today’s business world. To achieve it, workers need mental and physical health, nurtured by a supportive environment that gives them the emotional capacity to interpret and experience events.
Leading organizations know that improved employee wellbeing not only helps people to be healthier and lowers healthcare costs, it also helps them to be more productive, creative and innovative, and less likely to leave for a competitor.
Architecture, design and real estate professionals in Australia have some innovative ways of thinking about how workplaces can support wellbeing.
Today we spend more time working than doing anything else, so the workplace has an important role in maintaining the bio-load and keeping us healthy. Due to mobility of workers, desks are more and more shared and we believe that antimicrobial technologies can help.
It’s fast becoming a deeply-embedded yearning of our time. In workplaces throughout the world, there’s awareness that we’re not performing to full potential and too many distractions are to blame. While the diagnosis may seem clear, most people feel helpless to do anything about it other than to keep working harder at staying focused. But neuroscience research is now shedding new light on the fundamental problem, offering decipherable clues for how to better support attention at work.