6. Case studies and How-To Recommendations
Christine Brotherton is Perpetual Guardian’s Head of People and Capability. This is a summary of her experience of the Four-Day Week trial; some of the key results and findings; and recommendations and advice for other companies thinking of introducing a similar policy.
Gillian Service is a partner and internationally-recognized employment law specialist at MinterEllisonRuddWatts. She discusses how flexible working arrangements like the Four-Day Week fit into New Zealand’s legislative framework and what companies need to know in order to introduce similar policies.
Mark Jephson is General Manager for Corporate Trusts at Guardian Trust, part of the Perpetual Guardian group of companies that also participated in the Four-Day Week trial. He sums up his experience and learnings that arose from the initiative.
Dr Helen Delaney
Dr Helen Delaney is a senior lecturer in the Department of Management and International Business at The University of Auckland. This is a summary of her findings based on Perpetual Guardian’s Four-Day Week trial.
Tammy Barker is a Branch Manager at Perpetual Guardian. She gives her take on the Four-Day Week as an employee of the organisation.
Professor Jarrod Haar
Professor Jarrod Haar is a Professor of Human Resource Management in the Department of Management at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT). This is a summary of his quantitative and qualitative findings based on Perpetual Guardian’s Four-Day Week trial.