The modern office has evolved into an open and collaborative environment, encouraging employees to utilize each other for ideas and motivation. However, open offices can lead to distracting noises, interrupting other employees, and disruption to the workflow.
The most common distractions employee experience while working is chatty coworkers and office noise; up to 70% of employees find too much conversation in the office takes focus away from work.
Taking away focus from an assignment or project can cause stress, affect overall office productivity, and morale. While open offices can promote creativity and team building, it can also cause communication problems and a loss of focus.
Removing preventable distractions proves enormous benefits for employees: