How can we ensure the wellbeing of employees all the while managing the return to work as efficiently as possible? Identifying the soft infrastructure of the organisations needs, is the first step towards ensuring a successful transition to returning to work.
Once the pillars of the required activities are put into place, the physical infrastructure to facilitate activity based working is essential.
Cost effective in the long run, re-arranging the physical infrastructure of the workplace to ensure adequate usage of the space is of utmost importance. Hence, in order to maximise the utilisation of the workspaces, all involved in the design, delivery and management of the workplace needs to be involved from the get go.
The definition of work and a working employee has seen a significant change since the conception of a 9 to 5 work schedule. Digitisation and Globalisation has enabled us to work without a restriction on location or time (working hours).
This translates to flexibility from the employer, leading to a better work life balance for many employees boosting creativity and happiness, especially post COVID19. That being said however, moving away from the traditional structured desking working format and towards activity based working doesn’t mean creating trendy workspace or just giving employees flexibility to work from home.
The primary element to achieve when opting for activity based working, is the organic cohesion of employees working on the same or similar projects. That includes: