There’s no doubt that every business’ success lies in every individual employee’s efficiency and productivity. The ability to fully maximize the working hours given in a day has always been one of the major basis for measuring one’s productivity. According to various surveys, there are a number of factors that can have a negative effect on an employee’s productivity.
Major determinants such as attitude, leadership, questions about health benefits, availability of necessary tools for the job and job security have an ineffable consequence on an employee’s work performance. These factors, however, are much easier to cope with since they are all controllable. One factor that is greatly underestimated and has been generally accepted as a lost cause because of its often wayward behavior, is the weather.
How can one manage the weather? The answer is, we cannot. The best one can do is listen to weather reports and hope for the best. But how exactly does weather affect a business’s bottom line? How can sun and rain (and sometimes, snow) be related to business economics?