Can office design motivate and inspire your employees?

Posted on: July 18, 2017

Every employer is looking for ways to boost productivity and inspire and motivate its workforce.  By doing so, not only will your improve your bottom line, but you will also create an environment that will attract top talent and help you business surpass the competition.  

Recent studies have suggested that workspace can serve as a way to motivate your workforce and increase productivity.  In fact,  24% of the workforce feel that their workspace was responsible for their job satisfaction.  Furthermore, 91% of mid to senior level management believe that office layout has a direct impact on performance.

When you take a look around your current workspace, is its design and layout a place that will inspire and motivate your workforce?

Boost Employee Morale

When your office is thoughtfully well designed, it will show employees that not only is your company proud of its work and its mission, but that you also value and care about your employees. Workspace plays a huge role in job engagement and satisfaction, so creating a beautiful space that supports the type of work your employees do will help to motivate them to do the very best at their jobs.  Additionally, a well-designed space that includes a combination of work areas, will be a comfortable and pleasant place where employees want to come everyday.

Enhance Company Culture

Since every company has a different culture, there isn’t a one size fits all approach to office design to enhance your company culture. Culture is based on attitudes, ethics and goals and workspace that supports your company culture will have many positive effects like increasing productivity, boosting engagement and inspiring creativity.  Using office design to enhance the personality and character of your business will have positive, far-reaching effects on employee motivation and inspiration, but can also be leveraged to maximize productivity, attract and retain top talent and create a stronger brand presence.

Support Flexibility

When employees have more choice, they are more motivated and engaged in their jobs. An office environment that allows for employees to have more control over the way they do their work in the way that works best for them is beneficial to your workforce. Providing a combination of spaces for employees is important because it satisfies the need for privacy and collaboration depending on the task at hand.

When your company creates a work environment that engages, motivates and inspire its employees, it will communicate to your employees that you appreciate them and want to give them the best workspace to do their jobs.  Motivating your workforce by creating a beautiful place to work will not only help you reach your corporate goals but ultimately, improve your bottom line.