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TODAY   |  August 30, 2013

Study: Shorter work week doesn’t bring more happiness

A study in South Korea indicates that a shortened work week has no impact on job or life satisfaction. Korea’s working women have seen the most impact since the country officially shortened the average work week in 2004.

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>> a shorter work week might not bring the happiness you might expect. fewer hours had little overall impact on job or life satisfaction. however, working mothers were more pleased than men because they're often expected to fulfill traditional household roles there in addition to their outside work.