Quantity or quality? China’s ‘996’ work culture comes under scrutiny

//Quantity or quality? China’s ‘996’ work culture comes under scrutiny

Quantity or quality? China’s ‘996’ work culture comes under scrutiny

During the internet boom of the 1990s, Silicon Valley tech workers clocked up long hours to keep their start-ups afloat amid fierce competition and rapidly changing technology trends. When the dot-com bubble burst at the end of the decade, working hours were cut back as people sought a better work-life balance.Chinese tech workers have been in a similar high growth phase where long hours are expected on the job. Now, with internet growth slowing, venture capital funding harder to find, and lay…

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