WEB DESK: Does an 8-hour work day really make an organization efficient? Modern management theories believes– nothing else can be further from the Truth.
Toyota, the largest automobile company of the world, shifted to a 6-hour work day 13 years ago. It must have worked for them– because their revenues sky-rocketed then.
Very recently, Sweden announced a 6-hour work day to improve productivity at work. Their countrymen– cherish work-life balance– and the move will help employees spend more time with their families.
The European Court of Justice ruled that traveling to work is work- and that employees should not work for more than 48 hours a week. That means an 8-hour work day which starts the minute you step out of your house for work.
The move was taken to improve conditions of employees at work.
So when our employers going to shift to a 6-hour work day?