First impressions are lasting, and every company expects their staff to dress in a specific style. Dress codes are religiously followed, and are regarded as an important aspect of human appearance. What really counts is projecting a professional image.
An Ipsos Reuter's survey done among employees from 24 countries state that 26% of employees wear uniforms, 34% of them wear business/smart dress, and 40% of them wear casual attire on the job. 45% of them feel that wearing casual clothes makes them more productive, and 55% of them believe that wearing prescribed workplace clothes enhances their efficiency. The study further reveals that 34% of the employees prefer smart dressing to work, and 26% of the total respondents said they wear a type of uniform to work. 66% of the people surveyed expressed their opinion that their senior managers should be more appropriately dressed than the other employees. (Source: Reuters/Ipsos Workplace Attire Poll)
'Corporate wear' umbrella is broad, and consists of:
Normal office clothing which consists of durable overalls, trousers, and shirts.
Corporate wear specifically designed and adopted for working business class people. They put more emphasis on color and design, and include uniforms as well.
Protective clothing for people working in inimitable environment and manual labor positions. They are made of special fabrics, or ordinary fabrics with special coatings such as acid proof, fire proof, bullet, heat and chemical proof fabrics.
wears create a dress code that is professional and comfortable at the same
time. Adopting a corporate dress code removes the intangible barriers between
management and employee promoting co-operation and communication. Employees are
able to identify themselves more with their company's objectives and values. Corporate
dress codes make them unconsciously responsible for upholding the goals and
values of the company ultimately resulting in a better performance, and