Creating a calm office environment

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A presentation guide on the best way to create a calm office environment from choosing the right colours to decorate with to ensuring job security.

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Creating a calm office environment

  1. 1. Creating acalm officeenvironment
  2. 2. Colour Colour is a very important part of creating a calm atmosphere:  Green walls can make office workers feel more positive  Blue walls can have a calming effect You need to consider which shade to use as stronger shades can have the opposite effect Youalso need to consider the type of work you are in as some colours may be more appropriate than others
  3. 3. Clutter Clutter should be avoided in offices where possible An untidy desk gives staff more things to distract themselves with and can reduce productivity Documents and paper work should be filed away to ensure let time is spent searching for relevant documents Encourage the use of desk tidies and filing systems to keep staff desks clutter-free
  4. 4. Greenery Plantsare important to the atmosphere in an office Research has found that having a plant in the office can increase productivity and can reduce mental strain Thecolour of them is also important as it is a calming colour which can stimulate creativity
  5. 5. Mood Creatingthe right mood in the office is important so that staff are kept calm and productive. Playcalming, gentle music into the office to help staff feel calm and in control Hang some simple, soothing art such as landscapes or inspirational messages Celebrate good work by hanging up positive staff results to boost morale
  6. 6. Positive Environment Thereare a number of things you can do to create a positive working environment:  Have an “open-door” policy so that any concerns are dealt with immediately  Ensure job security and if the business is struggling, look for additional financial support such as RBS Invoice Financing  If someone appears stressed, take them aside and deal with the problem so the feeling doesn’t spread

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