“It shows management cares enough about the employee experience – and the customer experience” – FORBES
The environment and culture of an organisation are places where you can invest small sums for massive ROI. Investing in your team, showing you care about them, the environment they work pays off.
Look at some of the key numbers in this space, employee turnover, employee satisfaction, happiness and more. Even a small reduction in staff turnover can save you 10s or 100s of thousands of dollars each year.
“Business owners are beginning to understand that displaying artwork in the workplace does more than make the office more aesthetically pleasing or impress visitors; it can actually increase employee efficiency, productivity, and creativity.” – FORBES
In a work culture where employees are not engaged, disengagement is costly.
In organizations with low employee engagement scores, they experienced 18% lower productivity, 16% lower profitability, 37% lower job growth, and 65% lower share price over time.
Importantly, businesses with highly engaged employees enjoyed 100% more job applications.
For these reasons, many companies have established a wide variety of perks from working from home to office gyms.
However, these companies still fail to take into account the research.
A Gallup poll showed that, even when workplaces offered benefits such as flex-time and work-from-home opportunities, engagement predicted wellbeing above and beyond anything else.
Creating a positive and healthy culture for your team rests on a few major principles.
“A bright creative workspace can make employees more productive, lower stress and increase wellbeing”
Office art is part of the mix involved in creating a positive culture in your workplace. Bringing office art into the workplace demonstrates that you care about your team, the environment and the workspace.
Other simple things can make a difference to workplace culture, did you know that supplying free healthy food such as fruit can make a real difference. A weekly fruit basket can be delivered to your office from as little as $40 per week.
Having quality coffee and an espresso machine in your office can increase productivity, especially when you add up the hours on a weekly, monthly basis that your staff spend ducking down to the coffee shop for an espresso or three.
There are hundreds of ways that you can demonstrate that you care for your team, each and every day. Office art is one way you can do it in a very visual and consistent way.
Today is the day for you to take the first step.
We are the office art specialists in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Central Coast and the Newcastle Hunter region.
To see some of our art, check out our office art collections here on our Partner website John Lechner Art