4-day workweek increasing productivity?

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4-day workweek increasing productivity?

Post by fwiw » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:44 am

Microsoft experimented with a 4-day workweek, and productivity jumped by 40%
Business Insider
- Microsoft found that implementing a four-day workweek led to a 40% boost in productivity, the company announced as part of the results of its "Work-Life Choice Challenge."

- The summer project examined work-life balance and its effect on productivity and creativity.

- As part of the experiment, Microsoft's Japan subsidiary closed every Friday in August, resulting in higher productivity than in August 2018, the company said.
In my opinion, more free time at home means more time for spiritual practice for Buddhists. Not to mention more time for taking care of the elderly
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Re: 4-day workweek increasing productivity?

Post by SarathW » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:43 am

I do not think this will work in the long run.
The only way to increase productivity is to create a pleasant working environment.

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Re: 4-day workweek increasing productivity?

Post by SethRich » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:58 am


I have a Rostered Day Off once a fortnight, but I have to work a bit of extra time on the remaining 9 days to offset it.

Not sure it improves productivity, but I like it.

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