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Sleeping on the job –a new innovative work practise?

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HC Online | 14 May 2013, 12:00 AM Agree 0
Once frowned upon as a definite no-no, short naps at work are just now being recognised as providing a vital boost to worker productivity. Christina Sykiotis investigates the benefits.
  • Kate Boorer | 18 May 2013, 11:06 AM Agree 0
    Great article around the importance of sleep on sustainable performance - often the first thing to be sacrificed when we get 'busy'. Studies come out of the neuroscience world are showing that naps between 26 & 45 mins are having significant impacts on cognitive performance for up to 6 hours after the nap.

    The interesting thing on sleep pods- is whilst some organisations are starting to encourage it - in a high performing culture how accepted is it to actually use them or take the 'nap'

    (Check out chpt 7 on Sleep in Brain Rules for more interesting reading)
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