Research shows that a little foliage near employees' desks improves intellectual performance, job satisfaction and well-being. 'There is a fashion for minimalist, monochrome styling which pleases managers,' said psychologist Dr Craig Knight, who led the research. 'But in reality it crushes the human spirit. 'Adding plants makes people happier and productive – but the real benefit comes from giving them autonomy.' The psychological study from the University of Exeter measured how well workers did in different environments.
Sep-19-2016, 08:50:50 GMT