Wednesday 29 March 2017

Let's call time on our counterproductive 'overwork' culture

The eight-hour work day is an overhang from the Industrial Revolution, but would Irish society be smarter, happier and more effective if we brought it back to a six or even a four-hour working day?

The traditional 40-hour work week has been trimmed back to just 30 in some Swedish companies, leading to a boost in employee morale and productivity.

One Stockholm company called Filimundus, a children's app developer, is leading the way.

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