Inappropriately long hours at work are cause for concern. Long hours are not only unhealthy for the body, but they are extremely damaging to the mind—especially if workers feel like they need to spend long hours at work to gain approval from their employers. Workers should be measured more on impact, results and how results are achieved, rather than on hours spent. This is a tragic epidemic. This sort of pressure in the workplace is detrimental. I applaud Goldman’s policies, but I wonder, are they enough?
Read the NY Times Article I am responding to here.