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Where You Sit Matters: How Your Office Neighbors Affect You at Work

Where You Sit Matters: How Your Office Neighbors Affect You at Work

Physical workspace is something that companies can effectively manage without spending a fortune, and it allows them to increase productivity. Placing the right type of people next to each other at work can dramatically improve organizational performance. According to a study performed by researchers at Harvard Business School, there are three different kinds of workers:  1. Productive workers: Productive workers are highly productive but don’t always produce quality work.  2. Quality workers: Quality workers produce work of superior quality, but they aren’t always productive.  3. Generalists: Generalists are at an average level of productivity and quality.  The study found that pairing workers with opposite strengths had the best results in terms of improving productivity. Namely, sitting productive workers and

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Improve Room Utilization with Full-Service Resource Scheduling Software

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Meetings are a part of the daily work routine in most offices, yet one of the costliest and most wasted resources that companies have are their meeting rooms. This is because most offices experience low- to medium-utilization rates of meeting rooms. One of the primary reasons why meeting spaces go unused is that people assume that they are booked when they are actually not. Meeting details tend to change pretty quickly, so a meeting that was booked earlier in the day may no longer be occurring. To prevent these meeting rooms from going unused, it is helpful for meeting organizers to use resource and room scheduling software directly in Outlook® to cancel or modify their reservations with ease.   Using meeting room booking software like Resource Central allows employees to

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Get Daily Meeting Room Management Under Control with Resource Booking Software

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Meeting scheduling and resource booking can be tedious without the right tools. While it’s not a glamorous task, meeting and resource scheduling is an important job function that can help to maximize productivity and facilitate collaboration and teamwork. With traditional methods, trying to figure out which meeting rooms are available and when, as well as whether attendees are available to meet with you at the chosen meeting time, can be time-consuming and lead to booking mistakes. Whether you need to schedule three meeting rooms or three hundred each day, meeting room and resource booking software can help you manage rooms and resources quickly and easily.   When managing meeting rooms and resources, the key to success is efficiency. With meeting room and resource scheduling software,

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Booking Possibilities in Resource Central: Car Pooling, Guided Tours, and More

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Resource booking software is more versatile than you might imagine. Software that is used to schedule meetings, reserve meeting rooms, and invite attendees can also be used to book cars, parking spaces, shuttle services, guided tours, and other resources. The interface of a resource booking system gives you an at-a-glance overview of available resources at your office and other company locations. Using a simple search tool, you can enter keywords and filter results to find what you’re looking for.   Add-On Products’ resource booking software Resource Central for Microsoft Outlook®, Outlook 365, and Exchange allows companies to organize their resources by location, including country, city, and specific office. There can be different types of resources in each location.  The organization of resources can

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