It would be cool to have every imaginable piece of office
furniture in an office. However, this is not only
impractical, it is also impossible.
The secret behind well-organized offices (at least in terms
of the furniture it owns) lies not on the variety of
furniture they have but on how well they place each
available piece on the office space.
Organizing the office furniture begins with the familiarity
of the office’s floor plan. Being armed with that knowledge
helps a lot when deciding the right size and amount of
furniture to procure.
Another thing is that the office should know very well what
work needs to be done there. It is also the key to buying
the right kind of furniture.
For example, there is no need to buy a full-sized desk when
all that an employee would do on it is to receive phone
calls. This also saves time in narrowing down the choices
for the right furniture.
The future should also be taken into account when buying
office furniture. Will there be enough space to accommodate
additional furniture in the future?
Knowing this helps prevent headaches in organizing things
at a later time.
Finally, the choice of a portable or fixed furniture should
be considered. Choosing the former makes things easy to
move around when they have to be reorganized.
This is kind of set up is good for cubicles. The latter, on
the other hand, is ideal for executive offices where not a
lot of restructuring usually happens.
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Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"