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MHRL Briefing Paper
Bad Timing: Are workers more productive on certain days of the week?

August 2007
Paper No' MHRLBR0001:
Full Paper (pdf)

Research evidence suggests that labour productivity - output per hour worked - can vary over the course of the week. Employers could therefore benefit by reorganising working time - perhaps by concentrating employees' hours in the middle of the week or introducing greater flexibility in work schedules.