Microsoft Japan tested a four-day work week. Productivity jumped by 40%

Found 14 days ago at Guardian

Microsoft tested out a four day work week in its Japan offices and found as a result employees were not only happier – but significantly more productive. For the month of August, Microsoft Japan experimented with a new project called Work Life Choice Challenge Summer 2019, giving its entire 2,300 person workforce five Fridays off in a row without decreasing pay. The shortened weeks led to more...

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