TITLE

Unwanted presence

AUTHOR(S)
Smedley, Tim
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
People Management;1/13/2011, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the negative aspects of presenteeism in Great Britain. In March 2008, Dame Carol Black's report, titled "Working for a Healthier Tomorrow," showed that presenteeism accounts for 1.5 times as much labor time lost as absenteeism and cost more to employers. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's (CIPD) absence management survey report in November 2010 revealed that the average of absences is 7.7 per employee a year. Employee assistance providers (EAPs) also recognize the presenteeism trend.
ACCESSION #
57674171

 

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