Media mentions

NZWRI is regularly mentioned in the media. A selection of articles is listed below:

Four-day work week trial 'very interesting' - Less-Galloway

MSN Money, 19 July 2018

Professor Jarrod Haar told reporters that the four-day working week could become common practice in corporate or creative work environments.


Four-day work week gets the tick

AUT News, 19 July 2018

Reduced working hours without a cut in pay has proved a resounding success. Professor Jarrod Harr was one of two academic researchers called in to test the impact of a four-day working week.


Work less, get more: New Zealand firm’s four-day week an ‘unmitigated success’

The Guardian, 19 July 2018

Reduced hours for same pay increased successful work-life balance management, cutting stress levels and boosting commitment.


Four-day working week may become permanent for Kiwi company

Newstalk ZB, 18 July 2018

The Kiwi boss that trialled giving his staff a full salary for four days' work says it was a success and that he wants it to become permanent at his Auckland company.


Four-day week. Yes we can!

Radio NZ, 18 July 2018

Professor Jarrod Haar was extremely positive about what he found when he analysed the trial of a four day working week.


Women don't like open-plan

Radio NZ, 9 July 2018

Researcher Rachel Morrison has found that men and women react very differently to open-plan offices.


Research: Women feel uncomfortable in open plan workspaces

Newstalk ZB, 9 July 2018

Researcher Rachel Morrison found that employers need to be more aware that women are conscious of being observed when in open plan workspaces.


Women feel 'more observed' in open plan offices, Auckland researcher says

Stuff NZ, 9 July 2018

Open-plan offices could be making women feel "watched and judged", research shows.


Name changing a game changer for migrants' job prospects, study finds

NZ Herald, 26 June 2018

AUT's Professor of Diversity Edwina Pio found migrants are changing names to sound more Kiwi to increase their chances of finding employment.


How office design can isolate women

CNN Money, 20 June 2018

A study conducted by Rachel Morrison looked at whether or not open office plans really did promote collaboration and conversation, as many bosses hoped.


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