The determinants of lateness: Evidence from British workers
UNSPECIFIED (2005) The determinants of lateness: Evidence from British workers. SCOTTISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 52 (2). pp. 282-304. ISSN 0036-9292Full text not available from this repository.
Using a sample of male and female workers from the 1992 Employment in Britain survey, we estimate a generalised grouped zero-inflated Poisson regression model of employees' self-reported lateness. Lateness is higher for males, private sector workers and in service industries. Reflecting theoretical predictions from both psychology and economics, we model lateness as a function of incentives, the monitoring of, and sanctions for, lateness within the workplace, job satisfaction and attitudes to work. Various aspects of workplace incentive and disciplinary policies turn out to affect lateness; however, controlling for these, an important role for job satisfaction remains.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
|Journal or Publication Title:||SCOTTISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY|
|Publisher:||BLACKWELL PUBL LTD|
|Number of Pages:||23|
|Page Range:||pp. 282-304|
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