"Healthy office" as a factor of psychological well-being of employees (in the case of Russia and New Zealand)
On October 21 Milada Pavlova (PhD student, Department of Psychology, National Research University Higher School of Economics) took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report ""Healthy office" as a factor of psychological well-being of employees (in the case of Russia and New Zealand)".
The study substantiated the need to study the needs and spontaneous self-help techniques of office workers, which would make it possible to specify the design of offices, depending on the content of the professional tasks solved there and the socio-cultural characteristics of employees, and thus strengthen the productive atmosphere and preserve the psychological well-being of specialists. The report presented the results of an empirical study aimed at identifying opportunities to increase the resource capacity of the office environment of architects (office workers) by identifying the personal psychological needs of employees, which contribute not only to maintaining the work process but, first of all, to the psychological well-being of a person in the office. The results of the comparison of self-help techniques of architects of Russia and New Zealand were also presented.