Popular opinion is that Henry Ford led the charge in introducing a five-day working week in 1926. Now almost a hundred years later the necessity for this is being reevaluated as organisations and country leaders assess whether there is perhaps a better way of working that will increase productivity and profits. Seugnet van den Berg, a founding partner at Bizmod says that perhaps Dolly Parton captured the mundane five-day working week best in 1980 with her hit single 9 to 5.

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