Higher-level employees, managers, supervisore, SES folks do not NEED higher-quality furniture (real oak, etc.). Make them get the same standard furniture as all government employees. Of course, they may need different furniture, or more, depending on their position, but not better.
I'm the purchasing agent and equipment inventory coordinator for my office. We have less than 150 employees who make little effort to request items which would save any money to the Government.... more »
Lower the cost of office furniture by standardizing office furniture across all government agencies. Why does a desk in one office need to look any different than the desk in the next room, floor, building, or agency? This will reduce the time personnel spend selecting furniture, allow ubiquitous transfer of furniture from one office/agency to the next, and drive down cost by encouraging competition in industry.
As a member of the armed forces, I can personally attest to the necessity of having to 'scrounge' or reutilize older furniture. This frequently results in a somewhat mismatched, yet fully functional office. I can also attest to having seen good office... more »
furniture should been donw this way a long
time ago, My Idea is Create a We site, that
public can make a bid for the items, by filling
out the Forum and see what available to
be refurbished, ie tables, coffee end table
and other wooden furnitures can save or
giving to the College, Schools, Dorm
rooms and Family Homes.
This Would Save The Government
a huge amount of... more »
Every year government recycles computer equipments (desktops, laptops, monitors, printers and unused cartridges) and furniture, most of them in perfectly good working condition. Why not dispense these items to elementary and junior schools in need of these items. An online system can be developed to receive requests from schools desirous of having these surplused items.