Search for dissertations about: "office environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 swedish dissertations containing the words office environment.

  1. 1. Office environment, health and job satisfaction an explorative study of office design's influence

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Christina Danielsson; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; office employees; physical environment; office-type; architecture; experience; satisfaction; dissatisfaction; health; well-being; job satisfaction; perception; architectural features; functional features; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigates environmental factors impact on office employees. More specifically, it investigates: 1) perception and experience of office environments, 2) satisfaction with office environments, and 3) health status and job satisfaction in connection to office environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Activity-based Flexible Office work environments Design and implementation processes and outcomes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Linda Rolfö; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Activity-based working; ABW; New ways of working NWW ; hot-desking; clean desk; office policies; workspace; office layout; office design; office planning process; organizational change; conceptual framework for office design; office planning; Aktivitetsbaserade kontor; ABW; Nya sätt att arbeta NWW ; flexibelt arbete; förhållningsregler; kontorsutformning; organisationsförändring; konceptuellt ramverk för kontorsplanering; planeringsprocessen; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : Background: In recent years, there has been a reported increase in organizations relocating to Activity-based Flexible Offices (A-FOs) worldwide. The idea of A-FOs is to offer work conditions suitable for the workforce’s tasks and individual preferences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Office type, performance and well-being A study of how personality and work tasks interact with contemporary office environments and ways of working

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Aram Seddigh; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Office type; open-plan office; flex office; cell office; performance; job satisfaction; distraction; self-rated health; well-being; cognitive stress; exhaustion; individual differences; personality; concentration; stim-ulus screening ability; memory; Kontorstyp; kontorslandskap; flexkontor; cellkontor; produktivitet; arbetstillfredsställelse; distraktion; självskattat hälsa; trivsel; kognitiv stress; utmattning; individuella skillnader; personlighet; koncentration; arbetsminne; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Today, many organisations are adopting offices that have an open design with or without flexible seating. While advocates of open-plan offices propose that these office types lead to cost savings and aid inter and intra-team communication, opponents argue that these office types are associated with decreased performance and worsened health among employees. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Office - An Explorative Study Architectural Design's Impact on Health, Job Satisfaction & Well-being

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Christina Bodin Danielsson; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; employees; office environment; office type; architectural features; functional features; architecture; experience; satisfaction; dissatisfaction; health; job satisfaction; perception; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines the office environment’s influence on employees’ perception oftheir workplaces, their organizations and their job satisfaction, as well as their health and wellbeing.It is based on an empirical study of 491 office employees from twenty-six companies anddivisions in large companies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Office work and physical factors health aspects of electromagnetic fields and light

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet och Arbetslivsinstitutet

    Author : Monica Sandström; Umeå universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Facial skin symptoms; office illness; electrical hypersensitivity; physical environment; flicker; jitter; neurophysiological effects;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to increase our knowledge of the physical environment of office workers with special focus on electromagnetic fields and to address the question of whether electromagnetic fields can directly or indirectly contribute to symptoms or discomfort among video display terminal ( VDT) workers. Furthermore, we have measured light modulation from various commonly used light sources in laboratory conditions and, as a second step, used modulated light as stimulus for provocation of neurophysiological responses in persons with perceived “electrical hypersensitivity” (EHS). READ MORE