In a knowledge economy, your people are your organisation’s biggest asset. Not machines or technology or process but people – their ideas, and their innovation. More than ever before, the health and productivity of your business depends on the health and productivity of your people, and this is driving significant change in the design of the modern workplace.
Recent research emphasises the importance of human factors in the pursuit of a healthy and productive workplace. If your people feel better, they will work better too.
With billions of pounds and millions of days lost to workplace absences every year, improving workplace wellbeing has never been more important. A joint research exercise between Gensler and the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, sponsored by Kinnarps, is uncovering insights into the role of participatory design in the wellbeing of knowledge workers which will have profound implications for the way companies approach workplace design change.Read the Interim Research Findings
In an organisation that encourages innovation, the adoption of technology is a totally different process…Technology
Psychological and cultural aspects are taken more seriously in the modern workplacePsychology, Trends
The Swedes take sit-stand working very seriously - why don’t we?Sit-Stand, Ergonomics
As people are retiring later and later, how do we accommodate this in the design of our workplace?Technology, Trends
Anneli Hallberg, cook, health coach and personal trainer, explains how the right food can make us feel betterHealth