Manager In A Strange Land: Crunch (23 Jan 2004)
In Rapid Development, Steve McConnell cites a study that shows coders being at their most productive when they work fifty-hour weeks. After fifty, you start seeing diminishing returns, as people get tired, start making mistakes, take more breaks, eat their catered dinners, or whatever. If efficiency is our goal, then we should send everyone home once they've put in their ten-hour day.
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