Employees perform better when they can control their space – @HarvardBiz

Blog by Diane Hoskins, co-CEO of  Gensler, on HBR.

If you want to build a culture of high performance, start by taking a look at your office environment. It matters more than you may realize.

The 2013 Workplace Survey by Gensler— clearly points to the power of choice and autonomy to drive not only employee happiness, but also motivation and performance. Gensler found that knowledge workers whose companies allow them to help decide when, where, and how they work were more likely to be satisfied with their jobs, performed better, and viewed their company as more innovative than competitors that didn’t offer such choices.

Read the original blog at HBR here.