A business can’t predict what the future holds. Growth spurts and mergers could translate to too many people and not enough space, while downsizing can leave empty areas that zap morale.
“An organization needs a physical environment that is flexible enough to address changes in their business,” says Eric Johnson, senior workplace advisory manager at Allsteel, which sells office furniture and helps businesses maximize their space.
Looking at the workplace with fresh eyes can help you reimagine the possibilities. A few smart adjustments can help resolve problems with the space while giving employees workstations that keep them comfortable and productive.
Use this checklist to troubleshoot workspace problems and make your office more flexible.