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How Taking Less Vacation Time Affects Employees' Productivity03:46
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On average, Americans are taking a week less of vacation each year than they did in 2000. (Richard Walker/Flickr)
On average, Americans are taking a week less of vacation each year than they did in 2000. (Richard Walker/Flickr)
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Americans are taking a week less of vacation each year than they did in 2000, according to a recent study from the U.S. Travel Association and Project: Time Off.

Curt Nickisch from Harvard Business Review joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to look at why and how fewer vacation days affect employees' productivity.

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Curt Nickisch, senior editor at Harvard Business Review. He tweets @CurtNickisch.

This segment aired on August 15, 2016.

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