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Journal Article

The impact of greenery and daylight on productivity and well-being at the workplace: an experimental case study
AuthorAyuso Sanchez, Julia ; Vega Sanchez, Sergio ; Ikaga, Toshiharu ; Ichihara, Maki ; Harimoto, Kazuyoshi
Published in
Vol. Jahrgang (2017), Issue 15, page 20-32
PublishedWien : Technische Universität Wien, 2017
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KeywordsFacility Management / workplace / productivity / health / well-being
URNurn:nbn:at:at-ubtuw:4-2647 Persistent Identifier (URN)
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Abstract (English)

The improvement of productivity in a work environment brings significant economic benefits, and greenery and daylight's effect on productivity, creativity, and well-being is notable, providing an efficient method of regulating the indoor environmental conditions within buildings. Greenery and daylight can potentially lead to performance gains for the organization and a reduction in instances of absenteeism, and increasing well-being, creativity, and productivity among the workforce. This, certainly, would improve value added of Facility Managers performance and would help Europe and Japan to carry on their economic momentum. As a result, the proposed combination of greenery and daylight contributes to increasing productivity, creativity and well-being of employees.