Employees here already work the longest hours in the world, yet businesses keep getting told they need to be even more productive. So, what should employers do? Pile even more work on their lazy, good-for-nothing employees? Replace everyone with robots?
What keeps getting overlooked is the fact that it is oftentimes the practices of employers themselves that hinder productivity, raise the turnover rate and turn their employees into bitter, unmotivated peons just waiting to move on to their next job opportunity. Here are four workplace practices employers engage in, often without realising it.