Influence of work environment on performance of workers in office for creative work

Seiji Hoshi, Shin Ichi Tanabe, Takahi Akimoto, Masato Sasaki

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A survey was conducted in office which has characteristic open-spaces etc. The purpose of this paper is to discover a space which office workers require. "A hundred squares calculation" and "word association" were used to grasp influence of difference in the work environment on office workers in an evenhanded fashion. At the same time, a questionnaire survey was conducted. A person who feels likability and satisfaction to office environment tended to elevate his motivation for the task in the paper. And the relationship between motivation and performance was shown in this paper. The improvement of the work environment can possibly influence performance of office tasks.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event9th International Healthy Buildings Conference and Exhibition, HB 2009 - Syracuse, NY, United States
Duration: 2009 Sept 132009 Sept 17


Conference9th International Healthy Buildings Conference and Exhibition, HB 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySyracuse, NY


  • Motivation
  • Office
  • Productivity
  • Work environment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction

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