Benjamin's research has repeatedly gained seminal recognition, leading to specific legislative revisions, prompting industries to reevaluate their operational strategies, and garnering adoption by organisations globally, highlighting the enduring and transformative influence of his contributions on today's society.
Popularised the concept of Meeting-Free Days, often called "No-Meeting Days" or more recently "Meeting-Free Fridays" by theorising in Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review that employees should be given at least one full day (but ideally two!) a week to work uninterrupted without any meetings, a concept that hundreds of companies including Facebook, Microsoft, SAP, and Shopify have subsequently adopted.
Sparked a transformative shift towards more inclusive workplaces, reducing discriminatory behaviors, and enhancing diversity across various industries, by proposing new ways to manage workplace inclusion in the British Medical Journal, the Journal of Consumer Research, and Harvard Business Review.
Accurately predicted in Harvard Business Review that rising global demands for better work-life balance would prompt a shift to shorter weeks—the Four-Day Work Week—a trend now observable in countries like France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
Investigating the interplay between a nation's economic strength, societal vitality, and education quality resulted in significant legislative changes and three articles in Harvard Business Review—the first (and only) time schools have ever featured in the journal.