Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Productivity articles below.
Keeping an open office productive, orderly, and comfortable can be a challenge. Learn how you can make sure the open office idea works for your organization.
This free webinar video demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.
New study reveals that 83% of senior management and operations personnel have observed an increase in productivity over time due to the implementation of a safety program.
When you’re looking to heat one area of a building that’s plagued with cold spots, consider spot heating options.
In a recent survey conducted by Staples, it was found that some office workers may take their reliance on a coffee break to the extreme.
Your office doesn’t have to be boring, but it probably is. While not every facilities team can implement these five office hacks to jazz up their spaces, take them as inspiration.
The accumulation of airborne pollutants can cost as much as $6,500 per employee per year in lost productivity. Watch this free video webinar and learn about the significant return on investment improved IAQ can have in facilities.
In late June 2016, DesignLights Consortium launched its QPL for Networked Lighting Control, and Lightcloud is the first to be recognized as meeting those performance specifications.
Workers suffering sprains and strains average 57 days away from work, according to Travelers’ new Injury Impact Report.
A focus on these five factors leads the way to effectively supporting the business units in your organization.
Building operators prioritize the safety and security of their facilities over sustainability and productivity, according to a recent survey of nearly 500 buildings across seven major U.S. cities by Honeywell and KRC Research.
Paying attention to important aspects of workplace design – from office layout to ergonomic products and desk accessories – can help you create a comfortable workplace that inspires creativity and productivity, according to this infographic from Office Depot.
With so many distractions, it’s almost surprising any work gets done at all. Here's a look at 10 interesting ways to combat productivity killers.
A National Institute of Building Sciences hearing on productivity and the workforce will allow U.S. building industry members to speak about the challenges they face and offer potential solutions.
Expert offers tips for productive procrastination in light of new CareerBuilder Survey results.
While some facilities professionals have had to deal with the practical (and sometimes not so pleasant) hygienic aspects of pets in the workplace, employees can often benefit. If you have any dog tales to share, there is a contest out there waiting for you.
ADP Research Institute® study offers first in-depth look at garnishment rates by type, income, age, and gender.
A recent study found the negative effects of workplace stress vary by gender and, to a lesser extent, age.
Traditionally, companies have kept their health and safety functions separate, hindering collaboration even though it is crucial for organizations to integrate these functions.
The Comcast phone call from hell has been making the rounds, going viral and shaming the company into issuing public apologies for its atrocious treatment of one lone customer. Alas, there are all too many of these incidents out there, and Comcast is not the only offender. And when Americans waste time dealing with service industry issues during work hours, businesses take a massive productivity hit.