June 21, 2024

Laut einer Studie profitieren Arbeitnehmer von der Vier-Tage-Woche.

How do employees use four days a week? They are sleeping!

According to a study, employees benefit from four days a week.
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One study found that those who transitioned to the four-day work week got an extra hour of sleep each night.

Lack of sleep decreased from 42.6% to 14.5% among participants.

70 companies participate in a four-day-a-week program in the pilot. The first results indicate that the program is beneficial for companies.

A new study suggests that those who work four days a week instead of the traditional five days a week use day five primarily to make up for sleep.

According to American economist, sociologist, and professor of sociology at Boston College Juliet Shore, workers who switched to a four-day work week slept seven hours and 58 minutes per night—an hour more than five workdays per week. week.

Approved “Bloomberg”. According to the report, Shore surveyed 304 workers at 16 companies in three countries (the US, UK and Australia) as part of a six-month trial. The study was conducted by the non-profit organization 4 Day Week Global.

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Sleep deprivation has decreased dramatically

Sleep deprivation was significantly reduced in study participants who switched to a four-day work week. The percentage of those who slept less than seven hours a night decreased from 42.6 percent to 14.5 percent. In the pilot, 70 companies participate in a four-day-a-week program. Preliminary results indicate that the program is beneficial for businesses, Business Insider reported.

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Of the 41 companies that responded to the mid-term survey, 88 percent said the trial was working “well”. Up to 86 percent said they were “likely” or “very likely” that they would consider sticking to the four-day plan.

Caroline Berg translated this text from English. You can find the original over here.

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