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Make Work Work - Team Working The Key To Business Success?

Coffee breaks make work work.

A new report from Nestlé Professional has revealed that nine in ten managers believe team working is the key to business success and can help boost employee morale.

 The report, ‘Make Work Work: Why team working is the key to business success’, offers an in-depth look at the importance of team as a contributor to workplace happiness and success. It also includes practical advice from businesses on how to get the most from a team and how to adopt a positive work environment.

 

Key findings

Other key findings from the independent research with 2,000 managers and workers, conducted in collaboration with 3GEM, reveals 80 per cent of managers also say it would benefit employee effectiveness if there were more opportunities for workers to spend time as a team.

The research reveals eight in ten employees say a strong bond with colleagues is fundamental to happiness at work. That sense of belonging is also a key factor to workplace productivity with six in ten office workers saying they work harder when they feel part of a team.

 

Staff retention

Positive work relationships also encourage staff retention with nearly two thirds of workers saying they would stay in a job longer because of their great colleagues and team.

 

Flexible working

The survey also found that flexible working is cited as the top factor by employees for making them happier at work and the key attribute manager’s believe employees are looking for from an employer of choice

 

Environment

  • Half of office workers say getting away from their desk helps them to feel more creative in the workplace.

  • 40 per cent of workers say a nice work environment and office layout would make them happier at work.

  • Half of office workers say taking a break helps them to refocus and recharge.

  • The report was commissioned to mark the launch of the Eight in ten employees say taking coffee breaks with colleagues helps to strengthen office relationships.

 

The report was commissioned to coincide withthe launch of the Nescafé Dolce Gusto Majesto coffee machine which offers over 40 different drinks.

Steve Norris, Sales Director and Workplace Channel Lead at Nestlé Professional explained how the report will help businesses to recognise the importance of a happy team as a key element to business success: “The research shows that a happy and cohesive team is a key factor to business success, particularly when it comes to productivity, staff retention and boosting employee morale.

“The survey also recognises the importance of taking a break to help strengthen office relationships and employee effectiveness."

 

To download a copy of the Nestlé Professional report Make Work Work: Why team working is the key to business success - Click Here

Picture: Coffee breaks make work work.

Article written by Brian Shillibeer

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