Creating The Productive WorkPlace by Derek Clements-CroomeCreating The Productive WorkPlace by Derek Clements-Croome

Creating The Productive WorkPlace

byDerek Clements-Croome

Paperback | October 16, 2006

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A new edition of a classic title, featuring updated and additional material to reflect today's competitive work environments, contributed by a team of international experts. Essential for anyone involved in the design, management and use of work places, this is a critical multidisciplinary review of the factors affecting productivity, as well a practical solutions manual for common problems and issues.

Derek Clements-Croomeis Professor of Construction Engineering in the Department of Construction Management and Engineering at the University of Reading, UK.
Title:Creating The Productive WorkPlaceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.1 inPublished:October 16, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415351383

ISBN - 13:9780415351386

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Creativity, Environment and People 1. Pleasure and Joy, and their Role in Human Life  2. Consciousness, Well-Being and the Senses  3. Indoor Environment and Productivity  4. Emotion and Environment: The Forgotten Dimension  5. A Broad Definition of Comfort  6. Stress and the Changing Nature of Work Part 2: The Economic Case for Productivity  7. The Economics of Enhanced Environmental Services in Buildings  8. Productivity Link Assessment to Indoor Air Quality  9. The Cognitive Workplace Part 3: The Nature of Productivity  10. Productivity in Buildings: The Killer Variables  11. Room Temperature Effects on Office Work  12. Indoor Air Quality Effects on Office Work  13. Lighting for High Quality Workplaces Part 4: Concentration and Thinking  14. Attention and Performance in the Workplace  15. Concentration and Attention: New Directions in Theory and Assessment Part 5: Case Studies 16. The Narrative Office: BBC Case Study  17. Windows and Office Worker Performance  18. The Role of Perception, Designing for Productivity and Wellbeing  19. The Robert L. Preger Intelligent Workplace and the Building as Power Plant  20. Air Conditioning Systems of the K.I. Building in Tokyo  21. Employee Productivity in the Intelligent Workplace  22. Future Design: Guidelines and Tools  23. Optimising the Working Environment Part 6: The Future  24. New Ways of Working: A Vision of the Future  25. A Procedure to Estimate the Cost Effectiveness of the Indoor Improvements in Office Work  26. Building Performance: The Value Management Approach