Could The Key To Improving Well-Being & Productivity Be A 4-Day Work Week?

July 10, 2021

Would you like to have extra day-off this weekend? What about every weekend? Yep, cutting the 5 day work week down to 4 days? Researchers in Iceland have found that a four-day work week, without a pay cut, improved workers’ well-being and productivity.

For four years, researchers tracked 2,500 employees whoreduced their workweek to 35 to 36 hours, according to a study published by Autonomy, a progressive think tank based in the United Kingdom. Researchers found that “worker wellbeing dramatically increased across a range of indicators, from perceived stress and burnout, to health and work-life balance.” At the same time, productivity remained the same or improved for the majority of workplaces, the study said. Participants worked at various places such as hospitals, offices, and social service offices. To Read More Click Here. 

Source: USA Today

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