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The impacts of physical workplace environment (PWE) on employees productivity

Abdul Hamed, Sapiah and Mohd. Hussain, Mohd. Ramzi and Md Jani, Haza Hanurhaza and Sabri, Syikh Sazlin Shah and Rusli, Nazrul (2023) The impacts of physical workplace environment (PWE) on employees productivity. International Journal of Business and Technology Management, 5 (4). pp. 369-376. E-ISSN 2682-7646

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The paper reviews the impacts of the physical workplace environment (PWE) on employees' productivity, focusing on the pivotal role of the physical environment and its implications for employee well-being. The study emphasises that the physical environment is a critical factor influencing the activities of employees concerning global issues, thereby impacting productivity, efficiency, satisfaction, and absenteeism. The paper employs analytical reviews of the related articles to justify the impact of the physical workplace environment (PWE) on employees' productivity. The content analysis is used to analyse the literature framework of the article. The findings revealed the significance of the physical environment within the workplace, elucidating itsprofound influence on employee well-being, productivity, and satisfaction. The findings highlight the substantial role of employers in shaping the physical workplace environment and its reflecting impact on employee focus and productivity. A well-designed, comfortable, and conducive workplace has a positive influence on employee satisfaction, recognising employees as a vital asset in achieving organisational success. Consequently, creating an excellent physical workplace environment can significantly enhance employee productivity, encouraging employers to prioritise and provide such an environment, thus contributing to sustainable environmental health and fostering safe workplace practices.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Physical workplace environment; Sustainable Environmental Health; impact; productivity; safety and health; conducive and comfortable
Subjects: A General Works > AS Academies and learned societies (General)
BPC Science and Technology in Islam > BPC175 Islam and engineering. Sustainable engineering. Sustainable building
BPG Islamic geography > BPG113 Environmental ethics/responsibility. Sustainable living.
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences > GE196 Sustainable living
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H65 Schools. Institutes of social sciences
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT51 Human settlements. Communities
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV40 Social service. Social work. Charity organization and practice
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr Mohd Ramzi Mohd Hussain
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2024 12:40
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2024 16:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/110100

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