Microsoft's division in Japan tested a 4-day workweek — with no loss in pay for employees. The company says that: • Productivity rose by 40% • Electricity costs fell by 23% • Meetings were put on a diet, cut from 60 minutes to 30
An experiment at Microsoft's division in Japan went like this: Employees worked 4 days a week, enjoyed a 3-day weekend — and got their normal, 5-day paycheck. The result? A productivity boost of 40%, the company says.
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"The biggest portion — 34% — said they want a four-day workweek. The current standard five-day week got 28% support. And 20% said they would prefer a three-day workweek."