The Importance Of Arranging Office Furniture
Arranging office furniture requires careful planning, patience and the foresight to get the maximum benefit from each and every piece of office furniture, be it a table, chair, cubicle, desk, counter top or cupboard. Office furniture is designed in a manner so that it eases the physical pressure of office workers and shoddily arranged furniture will make their work environment all the more difficult. For example, who would like a table in the passage that leads to the washroom door?
Why is Proper Arrangement Required?
When office furniture is methodically and properly arranged, it creates more space for free movement for those who work in the office as also for visitors. In a way, it is indulging in ergonomics which increases work efficiency and productivity by increasing the comfort levels of those who work there. Even the tiniest office spacious can be made to look roomy and large if the furniture is carefully arranged so that it doesn’t obstruct movement and creates an illusion of space. Moreover, furniture when properly arranged helps prevents accidents and thus helps save on employee welfare costs in the long run as well.
One of the major advantages of proper furniture arrangement is that it gives the workplace a clean, uncluttered look and this helps create a very positive image among visitors to the office. It shows that the business owner has a sense of cleanliness and is an organized person who can instill discipline and confidence in his employees. Proper arrangement of office furniture leads to increased work efficiency, particularly in offices where a number of work processes are involved to deliver the final product. For example in call-centers and BPO units, where a number of people need to work in tandem and at the same time with confidentiality and within the shortest possible time, cubicles for each worker need to be set up in such a manner so their efficiency is not hampered.