Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is author of “Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less.” His next book, “Shorter: How Companies are Redesigning the Workday and Reinventing the Future” will be published in 2020.

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Opinion | Why companies should say goodbye to the 996 work culture, and hello to 4-day weeks

Overwork is counterproductive and economically irrational, and it need not be an inevitable feature of the always-on global economy. Around the world, companies have adopted four-day weeks, or six-hour days, without sacrificing productivity.

20 Apr 2019 - 3:19PM

Overwork is counterproductive and economically irrational, and it need not be an inevitable feature of the always-on global economy. Around the world, companies have adopted four-day weeks, or six-hour days, without sacrificing productivity.

Why companies should say goodbye to the 996 work culture, and hello to 4-day weeks