Create the Complex Working Environment
A messy workplace drains focus and creativity as well as energy. It’s not enough to make the workplace clean and tidy; employees also need a thought process that helps them focus their efforts. Without such a mental framework goals will remain beyond reach.
If your office is a jumble of cables, papers free, and spilled coffee it will take much longer to find items that you would If everything was in its place and was easily accessible. The Japanese concept of Kaizen, translated into English as “sustain,” is the solution. It’s a five-step view it process that includes Sort and arrange Shine, Standardize and Set in order. The first three steps involve regular cleaning, tidying and arranging of the workspace. The final step is to establish procedures that enable you to complete the first three tasks consistently and ensure that your workspace is efficient and efficient.
The best leaders understand that no company can fulfill the needs of all its employees however they are aware of the dominant currents that affect the work environment, culture, dress codes, as well as the assumptions that govern them. They try to break out of these currents. These are the organizations that welcome the IT person in sandals and shorts or the tucked-in financial services company which embraces employees who work in jeans.