The Effects of Interior Design in Open Offices on Employee s Motivation

Çağatay K., Yıldırım K., Gökbulut N., Subaşı T.

II. Uluslararası Mobilya Kongresi, Muğla, Turkey, 13 - 15 October 2016, vol.3, pp.138-144

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 3
  • Doi Number: 10.22531/muglajsci.281432
  • City: Muğla
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.138-144
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


This document contains paper format of In this study, it has been aimed to determine the effects of interior design characteristics in open-plan offices on users. For this purpose, the Forestry Regional Directorate and Forestry Operations Directorate buildings, which are located in Ankara, have been chosen as the study environment for work motivation. A motivation questionnaire, which was composed of 2 sections and 16 questions, has been applied to 71 employees using open offices. Of the users who participated in the study, 40.85% were females and 59.2% were males. When the results of the interviews were reviewed in general, it has been observed that 39.4% of the users were not satisfied with the open office working environment, 43.7% were not satisfied with the open office interior design and 40.8% stated that the open office environment negatively affects relations with other persons. Moreover, it was determined that males were taken into account more compared to females when making known their opinions about office design and comfortable working in the office environment.