Purpose of this session was to make people understand the prevailing trends in workplace ergonomics, the shift in working culture and new workplace philosophy whilst providing an opportunity to interact with Oliver Baxter, who is part of the Herman Miller Insight Group, which is responsible for commissioning, overseeing and presenting insights into the latest thinking in workplace designs and associated issues.
Oliver a Speaker, Brand Evangelist and Psychologist specializes in studying workplace solutions based upon Happiness @ workplace, Generations @ Work, Creativity @ Workplace, Agile Working and the Psychology of Collaboration. After completing his Masters in 2009 Oliver moved to Norway to begin a teaching career in applied Psychology before joining Herman Miller in January 2011. Since then he has become a valued member of the Insight team working closely with the international sales force, as well as public and private sector clients. He has been involved with a variety of international office projects and has been based in Dubai since 2015 to deliver Insights throughout the Middle East and Africa.
Oliver helps people create great places for people to reach their potential. Accordingly he gave an insight on the benefits of ergonomics in workplace, evolved work spaces and emphasized upon the benefits it brings to the table such as:
Ø Reduced costs
Ø Increased productivity
Ø Collaborative approach
Ø Improved quality
Ø Enhanced employee engagement