Your work place is the place that you spend a major part of your day in; generally, people start work between eight and nine in the morning and go on till around six or sometimes even till around eight in the night, so basically, your entire day is spent here.
When pretty much your entire day is spent in a single place it’s quite obvious and justified to say that this place is somewhat your second home. Being comfortable in it isn’t just something that’s nice to have but comfort becomes a requirement and one that should be provided to all the workers. There are many ways that you can provide comfort to your employees; you can purchase comfortable furniture for reception area, comfortable chairs and tables for the people working in their cubicles, perhaps better working appliances for the kitchen and so on.
This is providing them with physical comfort; another way is to make sure the environment of the work place is that of a positive and encouraging one rather than a negative demanding one. The way to make sure this environment is maintained is by allowing the workers to speak up, allowing the workers to express themselves without fear, allowing the employees to come forward with any of their problems without any hesitation. A work environment like this is truly one that is extremely flourishing and one that would definitely produce much greater amount of successful results.
In addition to the obvious ways in which we can provide the employees with comfort, there are other less appreciated methods as well. Imagine having to sit all day at a desk inside a closed building without so much as a small gust of fresh air. This sounds frustrating in a way doesn’t it? It sure does. When people are kept in a closed room like this for long periods of time, their mood changes, people tend to get irritable and lethargic. Having a bit of greenery and fresh air can really make a big difference.
Now it’s quite obvious that you can’t set up the employees to have very long lunch breaks where they would have plenty of time for walks and enjoy nature. This is not practical as too much time would be spent outside and not enough work would be done.
Instead of this, you could contact artificial turf installers and have them install a bed of grass in the middle of the work place. In a sense you are asking them to set up a court yard.
Setting up a courtyard as opposed to having a real garden will prove to be so much less work. You won’t have to worry about the planets or have to clean up that often. The idea is to add some greenery to the work place to brighten and liven things up and if this can be done with a little greenery, then that’s the way to go!
After setting up your courtyard, don’t leave it barren with only the bed of green grass. That would make it look extremely boring and to be honest, it might not even have the effect you intended to create in the first place. Buy some ornaments that you can place in your courtyard and decorate it. Be sure to not over decorate and make it look tacky because after all it is still the work place and maintaining the integrity of the place is very important.