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absenteeism

[ab′səntē′izəm]
(for health or related reasons) absence from work. Absenteeism varies according to job assignments, with professional and managerial personnel taking average annual sick leave of 4 days, whereas unskilled workers claim an average of 18 days of sick leave during the year. Surveys also indicate that less than 10% of workers account for nearly 50% of all absenteeism. The most common causes of absenteeism include influenza and occupationally related skin diseases.

absenteeism

(ab″sĕn-tē′izm) [ absentee + -ism]
Prolonged or repeated absence from work, school, or assigned duties.

absenteeism

the habit of some animals of moving away from their offspring and visiting them only occasionally to provide food and minimum support.
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8 per cent) were cited as the main reasons for absenteeism, states the report.
Gill asked the Legislature to fund several attendance initiatives that will be implemented later this year, including an effort to identify the best practices in school districts with low rates of absenteeism, to focus on students who are at risk of missing too much school, and to advertise the importance of regular attendance.
Moreover, the task of setting exams for five subjects in these schools was assigned to a central committee in the directorate of education, with a warning to these schools in the event of continuing absenteeism.
Examining absenteeism as a wicked problem, that is, a problem that is multifaceted, unpredictable, fluid and/or intractable (Rittel and Webber 1973; Head 2008; Head and Alford 2015), this article seeks to demonstrate how the proposed quick fix solutions would be largely ineffective and likely evoke grave repercussions.
Conclusion: Sickness absenteeism was highly prevalent, and was higher among nurses than doctors.
Chronic absenteeism is typically not reported by schools or districts nor is it well-estimated by either average daily attendance or truancy rates.
A lack of these necessities are some of the leading causes of absenteeism.
A longitudinal research design by Breaugh (1981) showed that prior absenteeism was a better predictor of current absenteeism than work attitudes such as job involvement, work satisfaction and supervisory satisfaction.
8% overall absenteeism from secondary, middle and special schools, with the Welsh average at 6.
A two-year internal study within the organisation revealed a drop in absenteeism among their employees.
Negative stress or distress can cause stress related illness, and it can affect absenteeism, turnover and work performance [21].
THE ALL India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS) has adopted a zero tolerance attitude towards corruption, absenteeism and sexual harassment.