Workaholism in the digital age

Technology has brought huge productivity benefits, but it has also made it harder to leave work behind at the end of the day. Firms are introducing new programmes and methods to keep employees not only productive, but creative, healthy and happy

12th August, 2018

A big hit in the 1980s was Dolly Parton’s song about working nine to five. But today the working day is significantly longer and when we close the doors of the office, we’re often still connected and still receiving emails and phone calls. Does anyone work nine to five any more?

In terms of time officially spent at work, we can be grateful we’re not Mexican. They have the longest working...

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