The Traditional 9‑to‑5 Workday is Finished—Now What?
by Andrew McNeil & Rosario Avila
The 9‑to‑5 workday—also commonly known as “the way we’ve always done it”—is how our workforce has behaved since Henry Ford implemented the policy in the 1920s. But since the Industrial Revolution, “work” has changed dramatically…the last 18 months brought the issue completely into focus. A strong argument can now be made that it simply doesn’t make sense to continue with a traditional 9 to 5 workday.