Q & A with Ernest Owens, St. Thomas Asst. Professor of Business

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Janel Klein discusses a recent study about a four-day work week and how the environment in the workplace has been changing.

ST PAUL, Minn. — Janel Klein discussed a recent study about a four-day work week with Ernest Owens, a University of St. Thomas Assistant Professor of Business. Owens explained the study and all the changes happening at the workplace. Here is their discussion:

Q: One of the things we’re hearing a lot about is the extensive study done in Iceland about the four-day work week. What did you think of that study’s results?

A: The four-day workweek is fine if you can afford to work 10 hours a day, 12 hours a day. But then it’s about the work life balance again. Do you have children? Do you have other commitments? Does that make you more…

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