Establish quiet hours at your company to increase productivity and reduce stress.
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At [Company] , we are privileged to work among coworkers that we get along with and even call friends. However, members of our staff have noticed that at times, it can get loud in the office. From conversations that everyone can hear to music played on speakers that can be heard across the office, the noise level has become untenable for many members of our staff.
Having a quiet workplace is regularly linked to lower stress for employees, more workplace satisfaction, and higher productivity. It can also help improve time management if there are designated times for socializing and general activity and designated quiet time.
We by no means want to bar our coworkers from socializing. Quite the contrary — we think that socializing at work can only be improved by knowing that there is time to get our work done in a quiet, stress-free atmosphere.
We are demanding that [Company] management: