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Work 4.0: Working from home and the need for reform

With their study, lawyers Michael Magotsch and Martin Lüderitz point out that the world of work develops and changes from day to day. Especially they deal with the “Right to Disconnect”. This means that “the majority of employees … must not only be reachable privately, but also professionally around the clock”. (Magotsch, Lüderitz 2017) Regarding […]

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Stress at the workplace: risk assessment of psychological stress

The average German citizen spends six hours a day – 40 hours a week – 160 hours a month – 1920 hours a year at work (cf. TNS Emnid, 2019). you spend A lot of valuable time at work in the course of your life. For this reason, working hours should also be a pleasant […]

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Is the employee also the king?

Unsatisfied customers can be catastrophic for companies in the service sector. This results in major image problems. It resembles a market barrier. Increasing profit seems impossible. In the 70’s/80’s it was recognised that the behaviour of employees is dependent on the quality of business performance.  Whether they are managing directors or just department heads, everyone […]

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The struggle with public transport in Upper Lusatia

Upper Lusatia is a rural area in the east of Saxony. It has a big problem concerning public transport. Currently there are two main rail lines, the Dresden-Görlitz and Dresden-Zittau lines. There are also a lot of bus lines, but they are mainly focused on the cities and not on the rural area around them. […]

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The third sex and its impact on the world of work

“Which one of you was in Berlin recently? There you can see the Latte-macchiato faction who are introducing toilets for the third sex. This is for the men who don’t yet know whether they can still stand while peeing or already have to sit. That’s what this toilet is for, in between.” (Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, carnival […]