Is relentlessly pursuing productivity actually good for business? Is that how people want to work?
A recent report from “Work In Progress” shows modern companies are getting work and productivity all wrong.
When did we all get so obsessed with productivity? We see a daily deluge of ads about getting more work done. Software companies say their tools will help customers work faster. We go to workshops and seminars to increase our efficiency.
But is it actually good for business? And is it really how people want to work?