You’re ready to buy a new office cubicle system for your company and you want to make sure you do the job correctly. Four questions to keep in mind: What are your needs? What is your budget? What does your staff think? Finally, how much do you know about office cubicle systems?
Know What Your Needs Are
You’ve placed your employees in cubicles for the past several years, given that cubicles have been the norm for several decades. Does this mean you know everything about cubicles? While you know what you’ve experienced, that doesn’t mean you know everything there is to know.
You may have an idea of what you need in new office cubicles, but have you thought of everything? Make a list of what you know, along with a second list of what you still need to learn. Give us a call at Cubicle World and ask to speak with one of our furniture experts. They will be able to fill in the blanks regarding what you still need to learn. This allows you to determine more of what you need as you prepare to order.
Establish a Budget
Office cubicle systems involve more than just the cubicles themselves. You need to figure out cubicle wall heights and filing cabinet sizes, just looking at two examples. These cost money.
Keep in mind whether you’re going to have overhead shelf storage and lighting. Cubicle sizes also affect your budget as well. As you speak to our expert, ask them how all of these factors affect your budget. If you want one particular feature, make sure it fits in your budget – you may need to drop one feature in favor of another one, especially if your budget won’t allow for much expansion.
Involve Your Staff in Decision-Making
Your staff lives and works in their cubicles about eight hours a day. They know what works and what doesn’t. While you’re consulting with our furniture expert, make sure you involve your staff as well.
Whether by questionnaire or in an open meeting, solicit their opinions and preferences. Maybe a group of employees sits farther from the windows, needing additional light. Lighting in the overhead storage system can correct this for them.
Another department may need a quieter work area to focus on writing code, developing a new website, or graphic design.
Learn What Benefits Cubicle Systems Offer
Your education never ends. As a business manager or owner, the more open you are to learning new snippets of information, the more your business will benefit.
This applies to office cubicle systems as well. When you’re talking to our furniture experts, ask them about how movable keyboard trays can be helpful (moving them out of the way when doing other work increases safety, for instance). In short, when you have any questions, no matter how small they are, write them down and ask us. We’re here to help you.
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