Workplace Relaxation Rooms

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WORKPLACE RELAXATION ROOMS

Business Research Methods
2227-503-01

Table of Contents

Introduction 3 Maximizing Relaxation in the Workplace ………………………………………... 4 Making the Workplace Less Stressful………………………………………….......6 Should the Job Provide Paid Time Off?....................................................................7 Will Relaxation Room Positively or Negatively Affect Work Habits……………...7 Conclusion…………………………………………………………………………..8

Introduction

Resting is an everyday necessity in our life. Many of us live and work in the hustle and bustle of major cities - and if we don’t reside there we commute there on a regular basis. Americans have the most hectic schedules in the world, yet so often we ignore our bodies
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NSF’s study was broader than that of Group Epsilon’s, but both encompass the fact that ample rest is necessary to maintain productivity at work. NSF’s focus group consisted of 1,154 adult participants. All individuals included in their study were 18 years or older, currently employed and had not been unemployed within the past three months of the survey being conducted. Likewise Group Epsilon’s respondents were from various age groups and professions. The chart below is derived from NSF’s Omnibus Sleep Poll in 2000. In the survey respondents were asked what aspects of their daily activities at work are hindered when they are sleepy. Their choices were making decisions, listening, concentrating, solving problems, handling stressful situations, and relating to coworkers. Respondents found these activities hardest to perform when sleepy (most difficult listed first):

* Concentrating * Handling Stress * Listening to Coworkers * Solving problems * Decision Making * Relating to coworkers

The chart
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