Abstracts: July 2nd, 1998

Fowler A

People Management, (UK), 8 Jan 98 (4/1)
Start page: 44 No of pages: 2

Considers ways in which UK managers can try to reduce sickness absence, explaining how to develop a programme to tackle the problem. Advises on how to set targets for the programme, the data that can be gathered, the actions to take to understand the causes of absenteeism and to encourage good attendance, and the potential of bonuses, occupational health services and flexible working schemes for reducing absences.

Subject(s): ATTENDANCE, SICKNESS, ABSENTEEISM, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, SAFETY, INCENTIVES, FLEXIBLE WORKING, UNITED KINGDOM
Database: PTA: Personnel & Training Abstracts
Style: Theoretical with application in practice
Indicators: Research Implication- *, Practice Implication- **, Originality- ***, Readability- *, Total Number- ******* Reference: 27AD836

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