Minimizing Absenteeism in the Workplace: Strategies for Nurse Managers

Harter, Tonya W.
March 2001
Nursing Economic$;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p53
Academic Journal
Focuses on the approaches used by nurse managers to reduce absenteeism in the workplace in the United States. Causes of absenteeism; Effect of absenteeism on employee morale, hospital cost and continuity of patient care; Differentiation among four paradigms of organization behavior.


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