are stifling workplace creativity by keeping staff trapped in the office and in
formal clothing, new research claims.
over 83 per cent of staff claim that a creative environment leads to business
success, just 3 per cent find it easy to be imaginative working at a desk.
than half (61 per cent) of those surveyed by training consultants Right Track
said that a more liberal dress code would encourage creativity, while 45 per
cent said an open plan office was more inspirational.
majority of employees in the survey felt creativity had a positive influence on
the workplace and more than half (54 per cent) said it also improved
Billings, a consultant at Right Track, said organisations should look at ways
of promoting creativity in the workplace: "There are many ways to enhance
creativity in the workplace – both physical in terms of creating a conductive
environment and culturally by creating business structures which reward creativity,"
survey questioned 109 office workers from a variety of sectors.