Contemplating A Four-Day Workweek? Keep These Considerations In Mind

Traditionally, businesses have operated under a 9-to-5, 40-hours-a-week, five-days-a-week model. However, more companies are experimenting with shorter workweeks to boost employee productivity and overall wellness. So far, the research supporting this theory is promising: A study of Iceland workers recently found that a four-day workweek led to greater productivity than the standard five-day model.

If you’re contemplating moving your team away from the traditional five-day workweek, you’re not alone. However, it’s important to think through the logistics of this arrangement to ensure it will make sense for your company. To that end, the members of Forbes Business Council shared 15 considerations you’ll want to keep in mind before making the leap.

1. Give Your Team Latitude And They Will Outperform

I think business now operates 24/7 year-round, so the need for a traditional workweek is pointless. I have found that when you give your team the latitude to work how

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