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Ep 160: Should We Only Work Four Days A Week?

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It’s fair to say that a lot of people are working more hours than they used to. The ubiquitous, always-on connectivity of mobile devices and the sheer pace of change in the workplace means more and more employees are facing burn out as the boundary between work life and home-life evaporates. However, there is a real conundrum here as in many countries levels of workplace productivity are actually falling despite more hours being worked

My guest this week is Joyce Maroney Executive Director of the Kronos Workforce Institute. Kronos has recently done some research into these issues across 8 countries, and the results seem to suggest that they may be some radical solutions to the problems.

In the interview we discuss:

• The conundrum of longer hours and reduced productivity

• What are the key interruptions that effect productively

• How can employers improve the situation

• Is a four day week possible and/or practical?

• The role of leadership

• The logistics of offering unlimited holidays

• Do attitudes vary from country to country?

Joyce also offers her advice to employers on how they can use these insights to recruit and retain the talent they need.

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