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4 DAY WEEK

The future of work: the 4 Day Week

The 4 day work week is about more than just shifting hours. Its implementation starts from healthy principles, which lead to a mindset change based on productivity, well-being, and mutual trust.

It is a deep collective understanding of what matters most to the organization and the people.

OUR PURPOSE

We are building an Italy with visionary and pioneering leaders, governmental and non-governmental institutions, and women and men who firmly believe in giving meaning to work, to people’s well-being and having an impact on society and the environment!
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WHY THE 4 DAY WEEK IN ITALY

The 4-day work week has already been adopted in many organizations in more than 16 countries around the world.
Why should we experiment with it and implement it in Italy, too?

There are several reasons:

  • Italy is at the bottom of Europe, with only 4% of workers who feel actively involved in the company – Gallup
  • One in two people silently struggle with problems related to mental illness due to their occupation, and 70% are struggling with stress and burnout – GoodHabitz
  • The absenteeism rate stands at 6.4% – Confindustria
  • The annual hours worked in Italy are 1669, among the highest in Europe, with a productivity index of 103 (i.e. Germany 1346 hours and i.p. 106) – OECD
  • 55% of Italians are willing to earn less to have an extra day off, and the percentage even rises to 62% in the age group between 25 and 34 – Assirm
  • The 4-day work week has gone from Radical to Routine – Gartner

THE 4 DAY WEEK IS ALREADY INSIDE YOUR ORGANIZATION

It is buried under our outdated behaviours, which cause us to waste 2-3 hours daily in useless meetings, inadequate technology implementations, ineffective processes and simple distractions and interruptions.

WHY PARTER WITH US

We have developed multiple differentiating elements that position us at the forefront of the Future of Work.

GLOBAL PRESENCE

4 Day Week Global is the world leader in implementing the 4-day work week. He has led hundreds of companies and thousands of workers in more than 16 countries through our pilot projects, reshaping how we think about work and shifting the conversation from hours to outcomes.

METHOD

A successfully proven framework based on the 100:80:100™ model (100% pay, 80% time worked, ensuring 100% productivity). Innovative multidisciplinary tools and processes which allow a quick and easy transition without generating operational discontinuities.

EXPERIENCE

International experts, multidisciplinary teams, cutting-edge technological partners, world-renowned universities and networking with the international community guarantee, in different sectors, the successful implementation of the 4-day week.

WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU

DO IT YOURSELF

We provide know-how and digital resources – courses, workshops, case studies, research – and the online community for independent guidance on the change in work culture to harmonize productivity with people’s flexibility and well-being.

GROUP & SUPPORTED PILOT

We offer you a coordinated six-month trial together with other pioneering companies. To make your initiative a success, you have the support of expert leaders and the use of frameworks, innovative tools, a vast library of resources and communities.

CONSULTING & TRAINING

We provide our strategic, governance and change management expertise and innovative tools for complex businesses to guide you step-by-step towards agile, adaptive and regenerative organizational evolution.

OUR MANTRA: WORK LESS, WORK SMARTER!

4 DAY WEEK GLOBAL MODEL

4 DAY WEEK: THE TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY

The framework was designed to be adaptable to any organization, from the most straightforward startup to the most complex corporate.

Some organizations may want to choose the parts of the journey they want our support for; for example, we can help you define the challenge and strategic planning, and you will redesign the implementation process or how to optimize time, space and sociability.

ILLUSTRATION EXPLANATION

In this phase, the organisation’s top management asks themselves how to solve existential challenges to prosper over time: how to generate people’s well-being, attract and retain talent, recruit, reduce absenteeism and burnout, accelerate performance, reduce costs, gender gap, innovation, sustainability…

In this phase the Leadership Team decides objectives, values and compromises, metrics, policies, budget and strategic stakeholders to involve.

In this phase the Leadership Team explores alternative scenarios to understand strategy and the ideal business model.

In this phase the Leadership Team evaluates alternative scenarios with values and risks to determine internal and external impacts.

In this phase all the people involved in the trial redesign the activities over time, the spaces, the processes, the enabling technologies and new, more motivating and collaborative ways of working.

In this phase, all people work, make mistakes, adjust, learn and change their way of thinking, behaving, deciding and working.

The trial has come to an end and it is time to measure the final metrics, to decide whether to continue with the choice made, or stop and change some things, and then start again.

The Future of Work is in Your hands.

THE BENEFITS

Companies implement the short week to solve existential challenges such as recruiting and retention, absenteeism, burnout, work-life balance, gender inequality, engagement, performance, productivity, cost reduction, innovation, sustainability…

The 4 day week is not the goal, but rather the strategic lever to implement an organizational transformation that is sustainable over time, reviewing the way of working, thinking, behaving and deciding, thus generating well-being and flexibility for the People, productivity and performance for the organization and social and environmental impact.

WHERE WE APPLY THE 4 DAY WEEK

The 4-day work week has now permeated every sector – IT, services, retail, banking and insurance services, health, manufacturing, marketing and communications services, employment agencies, law firms, etc -involved governments, communities and public administrations.

According to our experience, the question is not whether the 4-day week will be implemented in your organization, but when.

WE HELP YOU MAKE THE DIFFERENCE. BECAUSE WE ARE DIFFERENT.

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