Monday, December 16, 2013

Six hour work day?

An article "Why the 9-to-5 day is so tough on creative workers" notes how it might be a much more effective use os "knowledge workers" time to simply have them work during times when they're most productive.

It seems to me with the growing concern about having jobs enough for all, this could also help grow the labor force and diminish some of the stress felt by so many who are left with enormous jobs, due to the multitude of rounds of corporate layoffs, which seem to be daily occurrences.

The great economist, John Maynard Keynes, suggested about a century ago that only extreme workaholics would work more than 15 hours a week by 2030.  Seems we're not exactly on track, are we?

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