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.
Architecture, design and real estate professionals in Australia have some innovative ways of thinking about how workplaces can support wellbeing.
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.
In markets such as India and China, the nature of work is changing as firms move up the value chain and take on more complex work. Creating flexible, resilient workspaces that enhance employee wellbeing is key to retaining talent, even when resource constraints and constant change can make that a challenge.
Organizational wellbeing made tangible: space, furniture and tools designed to nurture individual wellbeing. Companies are pursuing organizational wellbeing with an enthusiasm never seen before.
Whenever work changes in a fundamental way, it’s important to reexamine the ergonomic support that’s needed. New work trends—especially the introduction of tablets, smart phones and other touch-based technologies—present a new set of challenges for worker health and wellbeing.