Individuals working in spaces with live interior plants or window views have significantly higher levels of job satisfaction than people who work in spaces without live plants or windows.
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Edmans research indicates that as employee satisfaction increases, so do corporate performance and stock price.
Workplace personalization is important to employees, and provides them with positive benefits.
The British Council for Offices reviewed the research literature to investigate the relationship between office design and organizational performance.
Successful communication among health care practitioners is important, and should be considered in the design of health care spaces.
Environmental satisfaction is associated with job satisfaction, but not directly; environmental satisfaction is tied to job satisfaction through satisfaction with management and satisfaction with compensation.
People working in open-plan offices who feel more satisfied with their physical work environments have higher levels of job satisfaction.
Territorial marking in the workplace has been linked to positive work situations.
Scientific research conducted by Steelcase has identified six patterns of work. All six, as well as related design suggestions, are profiled at the web address below.
When SEI, a leading provider of investment accounting and administrative services, developed a workplace environment consistent with its organizational culture, it reaped significant rewards.