The 40 hour work week for a full-time employee has been trimmed to 30 hours at some Swedish firms, and studies have found that the result is more productivity and better morale.
Joel, an SEO specialist startup, shifted to six hour days three years ago.
“The reason is that we actually care about our employees, we care enough to prioritize their time with the family, cooking or doing something else they love doing,” the company’s CEO Maria Bråth wrote last month in a blog post.
Toyota Services in Gothenburg switched to a six-hour workday 13 years ago and reported higher profits and happier staff.
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