Productivity in the workplace is a tricky subject. It can be difficult to keep teams motivated with the standard 8-hour workday many of us still employ. Some businesses abroad have leveraged new technologies and implemented smarter practices to improve efficiency in the workplace - and, in turn, cut the standard work day by as much as two hours.
nexogy CEO Carlos Lahrssen believes that the right phone system can pave the way for increased team productivity (and a shorter work day) here in the United States.
"Sweden is moving to a six-hour working day in a bid to increase productivity and make people happier.
Employers across the country have already made the change, according to the Science Alert website, which said the aim was to get more done in a shorter amount of time and ensure people had the energy to enjoy their private lives.
Toyota centres in Gothenburg, Sweden’s second largest city, made the switch 13 years ago, with the company reporting happier staff, a lower turnover rate, and an increase in profits in that time."
Carlos Lahrssen is president and CEO of nexogy, as well as founder, president and CEO of LD Telecommunications, Inc., nexogy’s parent company. Lahrssen is an industry fan, follower and advocate — stay...read more