Discover the common productivity killers and solutions for companies transitioning to a four-day workweek.
Many productivity killers are going undetected by organizations, soaking up employees’ valuable time and costing business leaders money. Dan Mallin, founder and CEO of Lucy, shares common productivity killers and solutions for organizations looking to transition to a four-day workweek.
The four-day workweek is taking off, and for a good reason. The model delivers higher levels of employee wellness and engagement without sacrificing business productivity. Firms offering a four-day workweek also see a spike in job applications, pointing to the recruiting and retention value of shifting to a shorter working week.
The business case is there. However, there are risks to implementing a four-day workweek and not getting it right. Some employees may not feel enabled to take a three-day weekend given their workloads and could become disgruntled and eventually quit. The pressure to get things done in less time could increase employee stress and burnout if employers do not equip staff with the tools and resources to drive efficiencies.
Before you jump on the four-day workweek bandwagon, consider and address these productivity killers that lurk within most large organizations.