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Ergonomics in the workplace

I am often asked whether there is a need for Ergonomics in the workplace. Employers often feel that the services we provide, as Ergonomists, is ahead of our industry needs. To a certain degree, they are correct within the context of South Africa which is considered to be a developing country. However, South Africa is unique in that we have a multi-cultural, poorly educated workforce equipped with First World Technology. This is especially true in [...]

Understanding Ergonomics

Ask any engineer, productivity manager or indeed even the CEO of companies if they will allow their machinery to work beyond the manufactures specifications, especially if their profit is directly linked to that machinery functioning optimally. The answer is linked to the understanding of ergonomics. Any responsible professional will answer that they spend considerable cost of hiring appropriately trained professionals to service or maintain the machinery to ensure that it is operated in full accordance [...]

Elevate Your Cape Town Office’s Interior Design with Functional and Stylish Office Chairs

Take your Cape Town office’s style to the next level with unique and stylish office chairs, that don’t sacrifice functionality and ergonomics. You Don’t Have to Sacrifice Functionality for Style When It Comes to Stylish Office Chairs Your office should reflect your company’s personality and culture. Stylish and uniquely designed office chairs can greatly enhance your office’s interior design. However, you shouldn’t sacrifice functionality and ergonomics. Well-Designed office space can improve productivity. Therefore, your office [...]

Create An Office Space That Reflects Your Company Culture

Interior living and working spaces mirror the values, culture and personality of those who own and use them. In corporate terms, it’s possible to create an office design statement that offers an insight into your company culture, business values, character and vision. Organisations, like people, have personalities, values, and behaviours that are reflected in the social and psychological working environment. This can be termed “culture” and it determines the flow of interaction, conflict management, rewards [...]

Office Design Features That Promote Productivity

Productivity in the workplace is every business manager’s concern. An office worker’s ability to focus, and remain focussed, is crucial for their work productivity. A more productive office means that more work gets done, and at a higher quality. Whether that means closing more sales, designing better marketing strategies, assisting more clients, filing taxes sooner, or even just keeping the office tidier, a business that accomplishes more, benefits more. If you are worried about dropping [...]

Small Office? No Problem! Choose Furniture That Saves Space and Optimises Functionality

Whether you work from home in an office that doubles as your kitchen or your broom cupboard, or your commercial office space is becoming too cramped for your expanding business needs, you’ll be pleased to hear that there are ways to make a small office space work for you. The Best Furniture Options and Designs for Small Offices Corner desks A corner desk is usually triangular and fits into a corner or nook with a [...]

New Office? Speak to the Specialists at All Office for a Complete Office Design

Starting or shifting your business premises isn’t something you have to do at the beginning of the year (though you’ll probably do it at the beginning of the month, for leasing purposes). So regardless of whether it is February or August, you can still make the move. Your reasons may be influenced by an increase (or decrease) in business size or staff volumes. Your organisation may have grown so large you want more floor space [...]