The Relationship between Physical Workplace Environment and Employees' Performance / Nur Najihah Erani Hamidi ...[et al.]

Hamidi, Nur Najihah Erani and Mansor, Farah Ahlami and Hashim, Mimi Zazira and Muhammad, Norrini and Wan Azib, Wan Nor Hazimah (2020) The Relationship between Physical Workplace Environment and Employees' Performance / Nur Najihah Erani Hamidi ...[et al.]. Journal of Contemporary Social Science Research, 4 (1). pp. 56-67. ISSN 0128-2697

Official URL: http://jcssr.com.my/

Abstract

In today’s dynamic and competitive business world, a healthy workplace environment makes good business sense. Managers should not just focus on the employees’ salary to enhance employees’ performance as there are many other factors that need to be considered. Organization which is perceived as a positive place to work will relatively yield a competitive edge. In this study, the researchers focused on the relationship between physical workplace environment and employees’ performance. Several factors of physical workplace environment have been identified by the researchers, namely the office layout, lighting, furniture and equipment of the workplace. Physical office environments may influence the office employees’ well beings where they spend long hours inside the office building. Employees who are well-equipped with workplace environmental support will be highly satisfied and show high level of commitment towards their organization. Better physical workplace environment will boost employees’ performance. Employees are the backbone of any organizations. Employees are influenced to deliver their best performance depending on how well their work environment is. Committed employees who are highly motivated by conducive work environment synergise their time and energy in the pursuit of achieving organizational goals. Therefore, this paper will determine the relationship between physical workplace environment and employees’ performance at government agency in Kedah. Questionnaires was distributed to 100 respondents as the sample size for this study from the total population of 140 employees of different departments and units. The finding of this paper revealed that the lightings is the most leading factor of physical workplace environment that affect the performance of employees. Therefore, the recommendation for this study focused most on the factors of lighting options that can be used by the organization

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Item Type: Article
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CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Hamidi, Nur Najihah Eraninajihah24@gmail.com
Mansor, Farah Ahlamifarah865@uitm.edu.my
Hashim, Mimi Zaziramimiz949@uitm.edu.my
Muhammad, Norrininorri5282@uitm.edu.my
Wan Azib, Wan Nor Hazimahwanno358@uitm.edu.my
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Labor. Work environment
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Theory. Method. Relation to other subjects. Performance
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Leisure and work
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Work ethic
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kelantan > Machang Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Contemporary Social Science Research
Journal: UiTM Journal > Journal of Contemporary Social Science Research (JCSSR)
ISSN: 0128-2697
Volume: 4
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 56-67
Official URL: http://jcssr.com.my/
Item ID: 35104
Uncontrolled Keywords: Physical Workplace Environment, Office Layout, Lighting, Furniture and Equipment, Employees’Performance
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/35104

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