Friday, July 25, 2008

Running a Business in a Rough Economy

With gas prices rising and the economy worsening, companies are trying to find solutions for the strain that businesses and employees are feeling. The article Should We Embrace the Four-Day Workweek provides a solution to alleviate employee stress while also benefiting the company. The article points out that a Community College in Florida converted to four-day workweek and saved over $200,000 on energy costs for the summer while also reducing sick leave usage by 50% and turnover by 44%.

For more information on solutions, check out Surviving a Slowing Economy and Surviving an Economic Downturn

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