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[INFOGRAPHIC] Do We have to Work 8 Hours a Day?

It is standard these days that people who work for a salary work for eight hours a day excluding the breaks. Project costing and resourcing is also based on this theory.

Some countries like India make people work for nine hours – with an eye on reducing their operation costs and to pass on the reduction to their customers.

Is it working?

It is counterintuitive to say the least.

The concept of eight hours a day started in the 1800s during the British industrial revolution. It is no longer relevant.

The infographic below by Podio gives you a history of the eight hour logic and how it fails miserably. The illustration presents modern alternatives that offer better results and promise productivity at workplace.

Will organizations wake up and give notice?

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