Office environment exert a great deal of bearing on the efficiency of employees. Even though an office is properly laid out and equipped with best furniture, its efficiency will be less if it is not accompanied by better environment. Office environment denotes the surroundings in which people work and include various factors and working conditions in an office.

There are two types of office environment called external environment and internal environment. External environment denotes to those working conditions which are not available within the office. The best examples of external working conditions are noise control, outside, cleanliness and security arrangements. On the other hand the internal working conditions are good lighting, proper temperature, ventilation, interior decoration and control over internal noise.