Office Layout

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OFFICE LAYOUTS

OPEN PLAN OFFICE
The open plan office is a large open room which is no dividing or partitions. •Road Transport Department also found an open work area. •Employees gathered in a large area to facilitate the monitoring carried out. •This section will accommodate Executive Officer, Chief Clerk, Clerk and Office Assistant. Staff will be monitored by the Executive Officer and Chief Clerk.

ADVANTAGE OF OPEN-PLAN OFFICE
Most appreciate the sense of community that an open work environment can support •Open space allows for better communication and exchange of information among co-workers. It is easier to ask each other question in open environment. •Some employees prefer being among other people, not wanting to feel ‘closed in; or ‘all alone’. •The open work environment allows some to know what’s ‘going on’ in the off being ‘in the know’.

DISADVANTAGE OF OPEN-PLAN OFFICE
Lack of privacy for confidentiality discussion
Workers can be distributed by noise from other workers

ENCLOSED OFFICE
Enclosed offices consist of small individual rooms occupied by one or two people. •In Road Transport Department, only certain positions that will sit in the room. •Most of them have not shared a room with another officer. •This will give them more privacy.

Officer stationed in the room is made up of the Director-General, Assistant Director General, Division Director, Assistant Director and Chief Regulatory Officer.

ADVANTAGE OF ENCLOSED OFFICES
The idea of having walls around you, keeping roving eyes from drifting over to your work and your space makes some feel secure. •Another key benefit of working in an enclosed space is the reduction in noise. •For some an enclosed space also translates into a larger amount of floor space.

DISADVANTAGE OF ENCLOSED OFFICES
Difficult to supervise all workers at the same time
Only the higher composition can use this enclosed offices...
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