What makes a great workplace?

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ABC NSW Statewide Drive

Subject

Interview with Libby Sander, Professor of Organisational Beh...

 

ABC Mid North Coast, Taree hosted by Kia Handley

10 Jul 2018 3:17 PM

NSW Statewide Drive - 12 mins 53 secs - ID: X00075287747

 


Interview with Libby Sander, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Bond University. Sander mentions that the workplace environment has a great impact on productivity. She says that research shows that it has a 20% impact based on the design of the workplace. She says other factors include the culture, management and leadership is like as well. She says some factors are not taken into account in the way workplaces are designed. She adds that cafes are creative and stimulating environments which increases productivity. She mentions that 70% of multinationals are planning on implementing 'hot desking' and is a big concern because people have to come in each day and find a place to sit and set up. She says people are doing 'hot desking' because it may save money up to 30% on lease costs. She adds that there are discussions that it could increase collaboration and communication as well. She says one of the reasons people enjoy their job is because of the people they work with. She adds that the quality of air in the workplace has a big effect on the brain as well. She mentions that companies like Google and Twitter provide free food and alcohol, as well as massages to keep their employees happy.

 

 

 

Keywords

Professor (1), University (1), Bond (1)

Interviewees

Libby Sander, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Bond University.

Also broadcast from the following 7 stations

 

 

 

AUD12,648 ASR

 

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N/A MALE 16+
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Period10 Jul 2018

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleWhat makes a great workplace?
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletABC NSW Statewide Drive
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size12 mins 53 secs
    CountryAustralia
    Date10/07/18
    DescriptionInterview with Libby Sander, Professor of Organisational Beh...

    ABC Mid North Coast, Taree hosted by Kia Handley
    10 Jul 2018 3:17 PM
    NSW Statewide Drive - 12 mins 53 secs - ID: X00075287747


    Interview with Libby Sander, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Bond University. Sander mentions that the workplace environment has a great impact on productivity. She says that research shows that it has a 20% impact based on the design of the workplace. She says other factors include the culture, management and leadership is like as well. She says some factors are not taken into account in the way workplaces are designed. She adds that cafes are creative and stimulating environments which increases productivity. She mentions that 70% of multinationals are planning on implementing 'hot desking' and is a big concern because people have to come in each day and find a place to sit and set up. She says people are doing 'hot desking' because it may save money up to 30% on lease costs. She adds that there are discussions that it could increase collaboration and communication as well. She says one of the reasons people enjoy their job is because of the people they work with. She adds that the quality of air in the workplace has a big effect on the brain as well. She mentions that companies like Google and Twitter provide free food and alcohol, as well as massages to keep their employees happy.



    Keywords
    Professor (1), University (1), Bond (1)
    Interviewees
    Libby Sander, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Bond University.
    Also broadcast from the following 7 stations


    AUD12,648 ASR

    N/A ALL
    N/A MALE 16+
    N/A FEMALE 16+




    PersonsElizabeth (Libby) Sander