Workers in the survey, released by coffee supplier Keurig Green Mountain Inc., report that coffee plays an important part in success in the office workplace, crediting it with playing a key role in business deals and driving their best work.
Most office workers (89%) say a good cup of coffee can improve their entire workday. Without that daily cup, coffee drinkers can experience a range of negative emotions and states: exhausted (36%), irritable (35%), unproductive (30%), disorganized (20%) or forgetful (14%).
Coffee makes good things happen in the office. Most (85%) also say having coffee with a client or colleague can be a great way to build relationships, and a similar majority (84%) agrees that good coffee in the office is an important perk. Workers cited other good reasons to visit the coffee machine, such as brainstorming or collaborating with others on a project (13%), or sparking their own creativity (9%).
Among other findings:
- More than half (52%) wish their company would get better coffee for the office;
- Workers (37%) like to visit the office coffee machine to catch up with coworkers; and
- Some (16%) say coffee allows them to interact with the boss more casually (16%).