Check out these companies that have shunned the stereotype of
the lazy napper and integrated napping into their corporate culture.
Nike, the company urging everyone to "just do it," has relaxation rooms so its employees can periodically do the opposite.
Google lets employees snooze inside individual napping pods.
Zappos.com, features a “quiet room” with
couches for naps. It previously had napping pods, but employees
preferred couches, so the room was changed back.
Gould Evans Goodman Associates, a Kansas City architectural firm, provides "spent tents" equipped with pillows, blankets and alarm clocks.
Yarde Metals, a Connecticut-based metal
manufacturer and distributor, has a corporate leisure room with a
waterfall, off of which are four smaller rooms, equipped with leather
recliners, where employees can stretch out 20-30 minutes at a time.
Lippe Taylor, a New York public relations
agency, has Serenity Rooms outfitted with large sofas, blankets and
cozy chairs (cell phones and Blackberry's not welcome).