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Work 12 hours a day, 6 days a week: Jack Ma demands of his staff at Alibaba

China's tech industry is littered with tales of programmers and startup founders dying unexpectedly due to long hours

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In a later comment, Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba, dubbed overtime work culture a “huge blessing”

To survive at Alibaba Group Holding you need to work 12 hours a day, six days a week. That’s what billionaire demands of his staff at China’s biggest e-commerce platform.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 01:39 IST

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