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Microsoft Japan said sales had been boosted by nearly 40% during an experiment in which staff worked a four-day week on full pay.
Axar.az reports that offices were closed on every Friday of August 2019 and full-time staff were given "special leave", which was paid.
Meetings were restricted to a maximum of 30 minutes and online discussions were encouraged as an alternative to face-to-face.
Japan has some of the longest working hours in the world.
2019.11.05 / 14:39