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According to the Guardian, more firms are looking into a rested workforce because sleep has an image problem in the business world.

1. What is the definition of sufficient sleep and how do the U.S., U.K, and Japan stack up to this definition>
2. What are some of the reasons for the global sleep-loss epidemic?
3. What are some of the companies and their solutions or investments for more sleep in the workforce?
4. From an accounting standpoint, how should these solutions be recorded in the financial records?

Cassidy, A. (2017).Clocking off: the companies introducing nap time to the workplace. The Guardian, Dec. 4 (Retrievable online at