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PRODUCTIVITY

The Case for Shorter Workweeks (Infographic)

Americans in particular tend to work longer weeks. The trouble is, they're not necessarily more productive as a result.
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News flash, entrepreneurs: working more hours doesn't necessarily make you or your employees more productive. So how long is the optimal work week?

Check out the infographic below by Column Five and PGI, which shows how various other workers from around the world schedule their weeks and how much they accomplish.


Last updated: Jul 18, 2014

LAURA MONTINI | Staff Writer

Laura Montini is a reporter at Inc. She previously covered health care technology for Health 2.0 News and has served as an associate editor at The Health Care Blog. She lives in San Francisco.




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