PRODUCTIVITY

PRODUCTIVITY

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  1. Screen time smartphone iPad laptop

    Commentary: Long hours at the office could be killing you

    Workaholism can turn into a potentially fatal disorder, says University of Warwick's Shainaz Firfiray.
  2. musical paralysis headphones

    Commentary: Working with background music may boost your productivity

    But you should note that the optimal level of noise could be different for everyone, says Edith Cowan University's Onno van der Groen.
  3. Jeremy Hunt, a leadership candidate for Britain's Conservative Party

    UK PM hopeful Hunt pledges to support US-style entrepreneurs

  4. Man sitting on a bed.

    Commentary: Always tired yet can’t fall asleep? It’s a wake-up call to sleep better

    Insomnia can persist and when entrenched can be a misery. So start sleeping better now, says Duke-NUS Medical School’s Michael Chee.
  5. An open-plan office.

    Commentary: Open-plan offices are not inherently bad – you’re probably just using them wrong

    What might the set-up of an ideal workplace environment look like today? Alexander Brem shares findings of his experiment.
  6. US construction workers

    US Q1 productivity strongest since 2014, labour costs subdued

  7. Red flags flutter as paramilitary policemen stand guard on the Tiananmen Square near the Great Hall

    Commentary: No more 10% growth for China but is 6% so bad?

    Commentators have highlighted the risks of the Chinese economy slowing down, pointing to signs of a middle-income trap, but such fears may be ...
  8. Coffee caffeine nap sleep alert

    Commentary: A culture of overtime is costing us dearly

    We need a change in the cultural attitude that promotes long hours as necessary, acceptable or heroic, says University of Adelaide's Joshua Krook.
  9. Sleep loss insomnia obstructive sleep apnoea health

    Commentary: Sleeping more is essential to performing well at work and school

    Studies have shown that better sleep benefits health, productivity and cognition, say two sleep experts.
  10. heng swee keat

    Budget 2019 to focus on helping companies embrace tech, workers learn new skills: Heng Swee Keat