Will the Work Day Shrink to Four Hours?

Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of Chinese firm Alibaba, anticipates that in 30 years the work day will shrink to four hours. He cites the continual decline in the number of hours the average worker works as some evidence, but while average hours worked has declined, some people work 60-70 hours a week and more, and for many of them a reduction in hours worked isn’t likely.
Workers engaged in manual labor, or whose jobs involve following the instructions of their supervisors, a reduction in hours worked is feasible and perhaps desirable. For knowledge workers, their hourly productivity is higher the

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