presenteeism


Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Idioms, Wikipedia.
A neologism describing a situation—the converse of absenteeism—in which a worker goes to the workplace, but should not have because of illness

presenteeism

(prē″zĕn-tē′ĭzm) [By analogy with absenteeism]
Presence at work without contributing to the productivity of the institution. The term is used for such behavior as working while ill or while being distracted from one's primary tasks, and thus in a less than fully functional mode; or logging excessive hours at work to impress coworkers or managers.
References in periodicals archive ?
None of the public institutions in Poland is concerned with estimating the scale and impact of presenteeism. The only available data on disease-associated productivity loss come from studies on patient populations and are focused on productivity loss.
Goetzel et al., "Health, Absence, Disability, and Presenteeism Cost Estimates of Certain Physical and Mental Health Conditions Affecting U.S.
This is a growing problem and the report estimates that mental health-related presenteeism costs employers up to three times the cost of mental health-related absence, a situation which is increasing due to changes in the workplace - such as perceived job insecurity and an increase in remote working - which are causing difficulties to employees.
From the health point of view, attention to presenteeism provides not only a means to verify the associated productivity losses, but also important connections between having a medical condition, defining oneself as a patient and the behaviors associated with returning to work admitting the condition of being sick.
Group marketing director Martin Talbot said: "Presenteeism is becoming an ingrained part of British company culture, but working longer hours does not necessarily lead to greater output.
Totaljobs marketing director Martin Talbot said: "Presenteeism is becoming an ingrained part of British company culture."
Martin Talbot, group marketing director at Totaljobs, said: "Presenteeism is becoming an ingrained part of British company culture, but working longer hours does not necessarily lead to greater output.
With a presenteeism rate of 47%, nurses were also above average, whereas assistants/aides (40.8%), nonclinical personnel (40.4%), nurse practitioners/ physician assistants (37.9%), and other clinical personnel (32.1%) all came in under the average, the investigators reported in the American Journal of Infection Control.
With a presenteeism rate of 47%, nurses were also above average, whereas assistants/aides (40.8%), nonclinical personnel (40.4%), nurse practitioners/physician assistants (37.9%), and other clinical personnel (32.1%) all came in under the average, the investigators reported (Am J Infect Control.
Three forms of school engagement were assessed: behavioral, presenteeism, and affective.
Evidence-based pain management is founded on a proactive and holistic approach that is pegged to outcomes, such as absenteeism, presenteeism, morale and worker satisfaction.
In looking at stress alone, stressful working conditions are associated with increased absenteeism, presenteeism, tardiness, decreased production and intentions by workers to quit their jobs.