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6 Companies With Amazing Office Layouts to Inspire Your Office Redesign

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6 Companies With Amazing Office Layouts to Inspire Your Office Redesign

Wide open spaces, a petting zoo, a napping space? What will it take to make your employees stay forever? Creating the perfect office environment is a major challenge for new and experienced entrepreneurs alike. Your workplace environment affects the morale of every member of your team, including you, and is responsible for forming that important first impression of every prospective client who walks in the door. But rather than sit and speculate about how to make your office better, why not look to some great examples of companies that have already mastered it? Key principles Throughout the following examples, you’ll see the...

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How to Improve Open Office Spaces

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How to Improve Open Office Spaces

Office trends come and go, with some businesses eagerly jumping on the bandwagon. One such trend is the concept of open-plan office spaces. A report from the International Facility Management Association revealed that 70 percent of offices use an open floor plan. Initially intended as a cost-cutting measure for reducing the square footage of office space, the open design  was believed to encourage collaboration and communication among teammates. In reality, the open space concept reduced worker productivity. It has ultimately led to businesses devising new ways to make the open office more private. Open Office Spaces by the Numbers A 2018...

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Malaysian Furniture Industry

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Malaysian Furniture Industry

Ranked amongst the top 10 largest exporters of furniture in the world, Malaysia exports around 80% of its production. With large markets in US, Japan and Australia, Malaysia has a strong position in the global furniture industry. With tremendous growth in exports to UK, UAE, Saudi Arabia, the Philippines and Russia, Malaysia is now eyeing countries like Algeria, Greece, Puerto Rico and Libya. The Malaysian wood furniture industry’s success owes much to the survival story of the humble rubber tree. From enjoying the spotlight as the world’s biggest resource for rubber on the international stage, to its decline to number...

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Reimagining the office and work life after COVID-19

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Reimagining the office and work life after COVID-19

The pandemic has forced the adoption of new ways of working. Organizations must reimagine their work and the role of offices in creating safe, productive, and enjoyable jobs and lives for employees. COVID-19 has brought unprecedented human and humanitarian challenges. Many companies around the world have risen to the occasion, acting swiftly to safeguard employees and migrate to a new way of working that even the most extreme business-continuity plans hadn’t envisioned. Across industries, leaders will use the lessons from this large-scale work-from-home experiment to reimagine how work is done—and what role offices should play—in creative and bold ways. Changing attitudes...

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Critical Supply Shortages — The Need for Ventilators and Personal Protective Equipment during the Covid-19 Pandemic

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Critical Supply Shortages — The Need for Ventilators and Personal Protective Equipment during the Covid-19 Pandemic

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization designated “coronavirus disease 2019” (Covid-19) a global pandemic. As the number of cases in the United States continues to grow, political leaders are encouraging physical (or “social”) distancing to slow the rate of transmission. The goal of this practice is to flatten the curve of new infection, thereby avoiding a surge of demand on the health care system, but the effects of physical distancing may take weeks to appear. U.S. hospitals are already reporting shortages of key equipment needed to care for critically ill patients, including ventilators and personal protective equipment (PPE)...

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