Why and How Ambiance Influences Productivity

Kemmy D
Kemmy D
Aug 20, 2019 · 3 min read

Emotional Aspect of a Work Space

According to an article published on the Harvard Business Review, the emotions of employees are ‘clues’ to what motivates them. Motivation is the most essential factor that drives a startup, especially when it comes to human resources.

I have witnessed the managers in startups try to motivate the employees by organizing seminars, events or even throwing parties. However, most of them fail to pay attention to one simple aspect — the workplace.

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Ambiance Isn’t All About the Setup

If your startup’s employees are mostly millennials, here’s some good news: it’s not that difficult to please them. They like simple things.

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Ergonomics

In Forbes’ list of Elements of a Highly Productive Office, ergonomics plays a dominant role. It makes your employees feel more comfortable. For example, something like a simple height-adjustable stand up desk could make your employees productive and happier.

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Happiness and Ambiance

Psychologists believe that ambiance has a direct effect on the moods of a person. A good ambiance keeps your employees happier, which eventually keeps them motivated.

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Kemmy D

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