A recent Q&A on office interruptions with Gloria Mark, an associate professor at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California found the following:
How can we better manage interruptions?
Every worker, in every industry, is surrounded by interruptions, whether its caused by themselves or others. Internal interruptions are very difficult to control, but you can be successful controlling external interruptions. Office sound masking, which is the use of low-level white noise to mask office noise (unnecessary distractions) is a new tool to aid in your business productivity. The results are more focused workers, fewer errors, fewer distractions and lower stress levels.
Where do business owners start?
As a business owner, it is very important to understand and recognize many interruptions are necessary. It’s equally important to factor in the strain placed on workers, and the hit on productivity. With those considerations, we encourage you to reach out for your no-obligation quote.