What is it about?
In practice, many employees say they like to work from home. Until recently the scientific debate about the pros and cons for organizations was unresolved. How is the performance of the workforce related with the places where people work, its built environment, building engineering, and facility management? This study details the positive influence on work quality, health, and well-being of 12,776 employees of a biobank.
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Why is it important?
The study demonstrates that the places where employees work have a significant impact on their concerns, quality of work, and health; and that working from home has benefits. In a wider context, the study also shows that the built environment, workplaces, and related facilities are crucial factors in advancing people’s health and well-being; and, when chosen well, these factors allow employees to function and perform well for the organizations in which they work.
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This page is a summary of: Workplace impact on employees: A Lifelines Corona Research Initiative on the return to work, PLoS ONE, January 2023, PLOS,
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