PRODUCTIVITY

PRODUCTIVITY

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
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    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 ...
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. headphones on work desk

    Commentary: Forget open-plan workspaces, it's time to bring back the office cubicle

    Office workers are looking for privacy in open-plan offices and are demanding for separate spaces, Financial Times' Elaine Moore points out.
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    Commentary: Workers see real wages stagnant but China bucks the trend

    Many workers around the world are getting a raw deal as labour rights get trampled on, says Jawaharlal Nehru University’s Jayati Ghosh.
  9. Workers sort arriving products at an Amazon Fulfilment Center in Tracy

    Commentary: Superstar companies can afford to give their workers a raise

    Economic data shows unemployment rates in the US have hit a half-century low yet wages have been very slow to react, says one observer