If you have worked in an office for a long time you most likely to know that when summer comes the atmosphere changes dramatically. But why does productivity fall off significantly when it gets hotter? The following infographic shows some interesting data about the productivity in summer. Moreover, it provides some factors for this decrease in workers efficiency from June to August. You can read several tips and tricks how to combat it.
As stated in the infographic, 20% of American workers believe that their productivity levels nosedive during the summer. Why is that? According to the infographic below, more than the half of employees take extended lunch breaks. What is more, the ideal temperature for productivity is 70-72 F and any temperature above and below that decreases your productivity in the office. Furthermore, there are some things that you can do to keep employees motivated and get the most out your team during the hottest and laziest of months.
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