".....Workspaces should flex to provide a variety of spaces and destinations for workers to inhabit that promote movement throughout the day," said Blumenfeld in a statement. "While many companies are doing a good job of incorporating some of these elements into their workplace design, there’s a need for more awareness and implementation of this way of thinking holistically about the workplace. Ethonomicsillustrates that it’s the incorporation of a number of these key elements and initiatives at all scales that will provide an architecture for workplace happiness."
More attention needs to be placed on remedies for the preponderance of technology and the unintentional loss of productivity brought on by vast open offices or warrens of cubicles washed in a coat of gray or beige paint and illuminated by fluorescent bulbs."
"....Alert, engaged, and healthy workers are most often those who are afforded a stimulating and inspiring work environment that encourages movement—to sit, stand and walk around," they write. "We are more alert after taking a walk with a coworker or friend—and perhaps having an insightful conversation. And that feeling of well-being is likely to affect the way we interact with others—less negative feelings and fewer expressions of anger, irritation, or resentment."