What is the Right Number of Hours to Work Per Day?

Where did we come up with the eight hour workday? Was it carefully selected after rigorous research determined that it was the exact optimal amount?

Or did we back into it on accident and stick with it due to tradition?

As a guy who has spent many years working an 8–5 job, I can tell you that employees put in far less than eight hours of work a day…

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