Employees Happier, Productive with Four-Day Work Week

A new study shows a four-day work week, at least at one company, showed improvement in company performance and employees’ well-being.

Forbes recently reported that the Wharton School of Business analyzed the results of a four-day work week pilot program at Exos, a coaching firm that helps companies institute wellness programs.

Wharton found that year-over-year turnover went from 47% to 29%, according to the article.

After the scheduling change, 91% of employees believed they were effective time managers at work, compared to 67% prior to the change. Only 36% reported being burned out “some of the time” versus 70%.

Wharton also surveyed employees, who said there were happier and yet just as productive. Read the full article here.


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