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Project Case Study

#34

The leading South African food manufacturer employing over 21 000 people
Organisational Challenges

To be more competitive, productive, and better positioned to attract the new workforce.

Reduce it's footprint by 30% but increase productivity.

To redefine work, and promote a cultural change in the workforce Workplace.

Business Drivers
Workplace Strategy and Solution

Introduce flexible work styles to support work-life balance and aid in footprint reduction.

Facilitate a cultural change in the workplace to promote greater teamwork, collaboration and performance while reducing operating costs and increasing productivity.

Business Impact

Stay competitive in the fast moving consumer goods marketplace directly relates to the ability to accelerate the pace of knowledge work by increasing productivity and innovation.

Competitiveness requires mobility. The primary function of a workplace is to promote face-to-face collaboration and build culture and personal networks; aligning work settings with the most productive work activities will provide the greatest return on investment.

Results

People:

Ability to attract and retain new talent, the next generation of knowledge workers.

choices where colleagues work while on-site, including private spaces, collaborative spaces, social areas and workspaces.

Encouraging social interactions and promoting collaboration, innovation, and synergy.

Planet:

Access to natural light provided to every workspace.

Save on printing, paper, and other resources by supporting digital storage.

Reduction in carbon emissions and energy use.

Profit:

Significant cultural change.

Improved space utilisation. Reduced portfolio/corporate footprint. Increased density to foster innovation, social interaction, networking and collaboration.

Is your workplace Future Ready?

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This self assessment assessment measures how well your organisation invests in the experiences of their people measure over 3 scientifically proved areas:

Environmental – Healthy buildings mean healthy people
Functional – How well does the workplace support the employees in their tasks
Psychological – How do the policies procedures and practices in the workplace support or detract from the Workplace experience   

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