Media mentions

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

Four-day working week trial at Perpetual Guardian a success, boss wants to make it permanent

NZ Herald, 22 July 2018

The Kiwi boss who 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.


The four-day work week is good for business

FastCompany, 20 July 2018

After spending two months testing a 20% shorter week, a New Zealand company found its employees happier, more focused, and producing the same amount of work.


4-day workweek is a success, New Zealand experiment finds

MSN, 20 July 2018

If productivity is plummeting in the work place, the solution might be simple: Make the work week shorter. A study conducted by Professor Jarrod Haar showed the success of a four day working week.


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.


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