Fortune: Why Sweden is moving to a six-hour working day

Ian Pajer-Rogers |

From Fortune:

by Benjamin Snyder

Sweden’s bid to switch entirely to a six-hour work day appears to be gaining steam.

Many businesses in the country are having employees work fewer hours with the goal of becoming more productive. The move also comes in a bid to boost workers’ private time with family.

Toyota centers in the country apparently made the change 13 years ago. Last year, businesses in Stockholm also introduced a six-hour work day. In an interview with Fast Company, Linus Feldt, CEO of app developer Filimundus, said, “The eight-hour work day is not as effective as one would think.”

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