This article at news site Salon isn't necessarily an endorsement of European socialism, but it is at the very least a good reminder that working non-stop is not the key to being more productive. Oh, and maybe the most surprising number: "Compared to our German cousins across the pond, we work 1804 hours versus their 1436 hours - the equivalent of nine extra 40-hour work weeks per year." [Salon]
'Germany's Workers Have Higher Productivity, Shorter Hours, Greater Quality Of Life'
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