Title: Does the office design effect the occupant’s productivity?
Language: English
Authors: Preining, Christopher 
Qualification level: Diploma
Advisor: Bajai, Andràs Tamàs 
Issue Date: 2019
Number of Pages: 91
Qualification level: Diploma
Abstract: 
In this master thesis, the influence of the office environment and how that influences the employees satisfaction and productivity of an Austrian public company. To collect appropriate data several experts from the company were interviewed, which work in different office types. The data extracted from the survey was evaluated with qualitative content analysis. The results of the study were linked and compared to existing literature. The aim was to find similarities and differences between the test persons and the literature. The survey shows that the majority of the results correspond with different researches. It is proven, that the office environment impacts the occupants productivity. The case study demonstrates, that a well-designed office environment increases the user`s productivity. The most important factors are: physical factors such as air quality, temperature, acoustics, lighting, and social areas. According to the literature the company under investigation, is owned by public. Such companies have a stricter structure than private companies. The job satisfaction and productivity of employees depends to a large extent on physical and social factors. Wishes for improvements were implemented in the paper to increase productivity of the workers in the future.

In this master thesis, the influence of the office environment and how that influences the employees satisfaction and productivity of an Austrian public company. To collect appropriate data several experts from the company were interviewed, which work in different office types. The data extracted from the survey was evaluated with qualitative content analysis. The results of the study were linked and compared to existing literature. The aim was to find similarities and differences between the test persons and the literature. The survey shows that the majority of the results correspond with different researches. It is proven, that the office environment impacts the occupants productivity. The case study demonstrates, that a well-designed office environment increases the user`s productivity. The most important factors are: physical factors such as air quality, temperature, acoustics, lighting, and social areas. According to the literature the company under investigation, is owned by public. Such companies have a stricter structure than private companies. The job satisfaction and productivity of employees depends to a large extent on physical and social factors. Wishes for improvements were implemented in the paper to increase productivity of the workers in the future.
Keywords: Workplace design; New ways of Working; Work satisfaction; Occupant’s Productivity
Workplace design; New ways of Working; Work satisfaction; Occupant’s Productivity
URI: https://resolver.obvsg.at/urn:nbn:at:at-ubtuw:1-124531
http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12708/8447
Library ID: AC15353165
Organisation: E017 - Continuing Education Center 
Publication Type: Thesis
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