Creating the productive workplace by Derek Clements-croome

By Derek Clements-croome

Preface. Contents. Foreword - Nick Raynsford, Minister for development, DETR. 1. Creativity, setting and folks. 2. the commercial Case for productiveness. three. the character of Poductivity. four. focus & considering. five. Case experiences. 6. the long run. Appendix. Index.

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And this is also of value and can be learned, but it is a 24 Townsend slow process and often a painful one, because it demands a great deal of emotional growth and finding out about oneself. For this reason it is avoided by most people most of the time. And then there is instinct, part of the primitive brain. It is difficult to quantify instinct because it’s so tied up with our emotions and our physicality. Small children are probably happiest with their instincts, because they haven’t yet been educated out of them.

The Financial Times (5/6 October 1996) stated that stress at work is costing British industries £79bn at a loss of 40 million working days per year. The concept of the sick building reflects the users’ dissatisfaction, which can be as high as 40–50 per cent (Brundrett, 1994). Consumers are increasingly conscious of their rights to have a safe and pleasant environment and also believe that their productivity is impaired in unhealthy conditions. Concerns for productivity have accelerated as salaries have increased.

It is the role of the male to put all of this diffuse information into a structure and make it concrete, and present it. To think of the words and put them on paper, of the physical structure and construct it. They work together and sometimes, when you are doing something, and you’re really feeling good about it and the energy is flowing and everything is happening just as you want it to, and you feel complete – just for a while you don’t need anything or anyone – then the two brains are functioning as one, and if you have an awareness of that it brings a feeling of satisfaction.

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