Jul 21, 2023

Research: A Little Nature in the Office Boosts Morale and Productivity

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Research on “micro-nature” — the incorporation of small, affordable natural elements into workplaces — demonstrates its positive impact on employee performance and well-being. Studies show exposure to nature at work boosted productivity, helpfulness, and creativity, with no evidence of negative effects. Recommendations include both real and artificial nature, extending beyond the office environment, utilizing underused spaces, and encouraging nature exposure outside work hours. The integration of nature in workplaces enhances overall business performance.

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Simple acts like adding flowers to the break room or landscaping the area outside employees’ windows can foster a healthier work environment.

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