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Iceland tried a shorter workweek, with surprising results

Jul 6, 2021
There was no hit to productivity. Could fewer hours benefit a bigger, broader workforce?
Increasingly, white-collar companies are trying the four-day workweek model. But could call centers, restaurants and retail stores make the same shift?
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Will the workweek shrink in a post-pandemic world?

May 26, 2020
Many companies have gone remote. Is a four-day workweek next?
A man works on his laptop while waiting for a train in Tokyo in April. Tuning out work often can help us do our best thinking, one expert says.
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