Tag: Time

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    From HBR: “The Case for the 6-Hour Workday”

    The eight-hour workday harkens back to 19-century socialism. When there was no upper limit to the hours that organizations could demand of factory workers, American labor unions fought hard to […]

  • The Busyness ParadoxThe Busyness Paradox

    United Arab Emirates adopts 4.5-day workweek

    The Associated Press reports that private industry will likely follow the government’s lead, noting it did so in 2006 when the Saturday-Wednesday workweek changed. — Read on www.npr.org/2021/12/08/1062435944/uae-work-week-change-saturday-sunday-weekends-global-markets This applies […]

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    Even our Jokes are Terrifying Windows into the Dark Side of Work

    In the second episode of The Busyness Paradox, we tried our hand at satire with a fake ad for a preposterously invasive employee-tracking software service called “HR Tracker.” Seemed preposterous […]