TITLE

MEASURING PRODUCTIVITY UNDER A 4-DAY WEEK

AUTHOR(S)
Macut, John J.
PUB. DATE
April 1974
SOURCE
Monthly Labor Review;Apr74, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites research findings on the measurement of industrial productivity under a 4-day workweek in the U.S. Impact on labor turnover and employee absenteeism; Effects on job satisfaction and work scheduling; Policy implications on management and industrial relations.
ACCESSION #
5991989

 

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