Does working more hours translate to more productivity?
published on 23.11.17
This is a question that every business owner or manager has asked themselves. Conventional wisdom might suggest that if you put in more hours you should get more output, but is that really the case?
GetCRM put together a study which examined the relationship between hours worked and profitability based on the 35 hardest working countries in the world according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). These countries included Mexico, Germany, United States, Chile, Luxembourg, France, Russia and more.
By dividing GDP per capita by total hours worked per week, they were able to find out if more hours worked actually led to increased economic value.
Read the infographic below to learn more about the results:
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