Increasing Productivity and Profit in the Workplace: A Guide to Office Planning and Design by M. Glynn ShumakeIncreasing Productivity and Profit in the Workplace: A Guide to Office Planning and Design by M. Glynn Shumake

Increasing Productivity and Profit in the Workplace: A Guide to Office Planning and Design

byM. Glynn Shumake

Hardcover | September 17, 1992

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Offers invaluable and accessible guidance for designing workspaces in order to increase productivity and efficiency and reduce operating costs. After reviewing an existing situation, the author presents a variety of approaches that include instruction and direction to enact changes. Identifies specific deterrents in the workplace, providing new techniques and other methods to solve them. Details the Shumake Beta Module, created by the author, which supports maximum productivity by an individual worker at any company's level. All the material in the text has been successfully tested.

About The Author

About the author M. GLYNN SHUMAKE is the Director of Interior Design Services for Powers Associates, Inc. He also served as Vice President and General Manager of Contract Interiors and Vice President of the Interior Group of Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum. A licensed and registered architect, Mr. Shumake's long practice has been devoted t...

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Title:Increasing Productivity and Profit in the Workplace: A Guide to Office Planning and DesignFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.69 × 6.34 × 0.67 inPublished:September 17, 1992Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:0471558931

ISBN - 13:9780471558934

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Table of Contents

THE CONCEPT.

White-Collar Productivity Improvement.

The Deterrents.

Problems of the Workplace Environment.

The Workplace Solution.

Aesthetics Versus Function.

Furniture and Equipment.

The Human Element: Man Is the Measure of All Things.

The Premium and the Cost.

The Benefits.

Workplace Flexibility.

THE PRODUCTIVE WORKPLACE: WHAT IT TAKES.

Workstations and Workmodules.

Obtaining the Information.

Analyzing the Data.

Planning the Space.

Facility Moves and Management.

A Look Into the Future.

Appendix.

Glossary.

Suggested Reading.

Index.