Home / Columnists/ Why only ‘dress down’ on Fridays?

Why only ‘dress down’ on Fridays?


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Friday, 13 May 2016 00:00


  • Why do some organisations have a so-called ‘dress down Friday’?  Are the activities they perform on a Friday any Untitled-361different to the rest of the working days? Why do we really need to ‘dress-up’ on the other days?
  • Would not a more relaxed (and smart) outfit promote better work productivity and less ‘energy’ on dressing-up and ‘warming up’ the office AC?
  • With the exception of certain external-interfacing (which may require ‘dressing up’?). Why do we need to wear long-sleeved shirts and ties, especially in a tropical country? This should equally apply to ladies, although I have not endeavoured to suggest what the relaxed outfit should be!

Share This Article


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

Craving a world with free migration of Homo sapiens

Monday, 18 June 2018

During the discussion time following the presentation of a paper by former diplomat Tamara Kunanayakam on the invasion of Sri Lanka’s economic policymaking by neoliberal economic thinkers two weeks ago, Colombo University’s economics don Lalithas


Sigmoid Curve and Sri Lanka: Significant signals

Monday, 18 June 2018

Sri Lanka, often named as the ‘Wonder of Asia,’ has many citizens wondering what is going on.


Refuse and recuse in Cloud-Cuckoo-Land

Friday, 15 June 2018

I had a dream. That there were monsters ruling the land in the disguise of being military champions. But then some knights in slightly tarnished armour rode to the nation’s defence and liberated us from our saviours. And all was well again. At leas


Floods, drought and disasters

Thursday, 14 June 2018

The Yahapalana Government has been singularly unfortunate in having to face many natural and manmade disasters during their regime.Almost every year many citizens have to undergo the consequences of floods in certain parts of the country whereas ther


Columnists More