Absence management and presenteeism : the pressures on employees to attend work and the impact of attendance on performance
Baker-McClearn, Denise, Greasley, Kay, Dale, Jeremy, 1958- and Griffiths, Frances. (2010) Absence management and presenteeism : the pressures on employees to attend work and the impact of attendance on performance. Human Resource Management Journal, Vol.20 (No.3). pp. 311-328. ISSN 09545395Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-8583.2009.00118.x
Absenteeism is an issue that has grown in importance over the past few years; however, little has been done to explore the impact of presenteeism on individual and organisational performance and well-being. This article is based on interviews collected in nine case study organisations in the UK. Two sector organisations (one private and one public) were studied to examine absence management and a conceptual model of presenteeism, with further illustration provided using data from the other seven case studies. This enabled a pattern of presenteeism to emerge, along with the contextual and individual factors which impact on it. In addition to previous research, we found that presenteeism is a complex ‘problem’ and that it is not a single one-dimensional construct, but is continually being shaped by individual and organisational factors. In addition, we found that performance and well-being are more closely related to the organisational reaction to presenteeism and absenteeism, rather than the act itself.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Health Sciences > Social Science & Systems in Health (SSSH)
|Journal or Publication Title:||Human Resource Management Journal|
|Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.|
|Official Date:||July 2010|
|Page Range:||pp. 311-328|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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