in the workplace is becoming increasingly common. In the following paragraphs, I intend to delve into the advantages and disadvantages of wearing
One of the major benefits of a
within the office is that it establishes an atmosphere of discipline and uniformity. It ensures that inappropriate or dirty clothing is not worn to
. It is
a social leveller. If everyone is dressed to the same standard, there will be no judgments made towards other employees on the basis of their clothes. Having a
reduces employee confusion: a clear
means they don_t have to wonder “what” to wear or whether something would be appropriate to wear to
very important in non-office environments,
as in factories, for keeping employees safe.
, if the employees
around machinery that a tie could get caught in, ties are not appropriate. The same is true of jewellery, belts, scarves, and long hair.
keeps employees safe from injury and
allows them to look presentable if clients or visitors come on site.
very beneficial for other places of service,
as fast food, or grocery stores. It portrays a feeling of cleanliness when you know the staff is wearing their appropriate
, as opposed to if they were wearing their own clothing.
sets the “tone” of the company.
, a law office with all the lawyers and associates wearing suits and formal business attire is viewed as being professional and able to handle court cases. How the public perceives a company is important to the type and amount of business it does.
The disadvantages are that it can become very boring to wear the same clothes daily.
may not be very comfortable to wear. These disadvantages can,
, be lessened by giving the employees a say in the choice of
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