One of the most critical aspects of workplace culture is having satisfied workers. With many different working styles and personalities, it’s important for managers to offer flexibility that ensures a positive working experience for each employee. Variety in working options has increased, and standing desks have increasingly become a part of the workspace landscape.
ABC News reports that standing desks can be good for your bottom line, as a recent study found that having enough standing desks for 20 percent of the workforce could help save $84 million in healthcare costs. Because standing for longer periods of time helps combat obesity, people can also avoid all of the side effects that come as a result of the condition. As a result, they can help keep their healthcare bills down.
Entrepreneur reports that sitting up to eight hours a day has been tied to a higher premature mortality rate because of the high blood pressure and cholesterol it can cause. Managers will want to encourage more standing at work, and anti-fatigue mats can help with this, as they provide a cushion for the feet and joints, making it more comfortable for employees to take standing breaks throughout the day.
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