A recent study from India found that a flexible work environment helps to improve productivity and creativity among employees. The report is from Regus, a workplace provider, which notes that 75% of respondents believe a flexible workplace is crucial to achieving a higher level of productivity.
The report also notes that flexible working encourages responsibility and time management, as well as decision-making.
"Flexible working, with its added benefits of improved creativity and networking opportunities enabler, takes pride of place with global businesses resolutely supporting its critical role," said Sahil Verma, CEO of Regus India. "Businesses know that flexible working enhances productivity, but how this comes about is clearly a mixture of many factors ranging from better time management and responsibility to reduction of stress.
Verma added: "Given that flexible working also significantly reduces unused office space it is a win-win solution for businesses hoping to make a cost saving and improve worker productivity and happiness."
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