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Why stop at 4 day weeks? Let's make it 3 day weeks, or maybe 2 day weeks?



This reductio ad absurdum would be appropriate if they argued generally that reducing the work week increases employee productivity and satisfaction. They don't.

They've tried an experiment and they're reporting that they're pleased with the results. They haven't controlled for the Hawthorne Effect, but there's no reason to without empiricism. Heck, sometimes it's better to just use the Hawthorne Effect itself to improve social environments.




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