"The Controlling Absenteeism Pocketbook" examines why people take time off and what caring, committed and professional managers can reasonably do about it. Sixty practical suggestions for reducing absenteeism are detailed, followed by a look at the legal aspects of employment and advice on how to introduce an absence control policy. The author also looks at the costs of absenteeism (monetary and psychological) and five ways of measuring absence.
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(105mm x 148mm x 0mm)
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From the Management Pocketbook series, this small book provides a thorough insight into absenteeism by examining why people take time off and what a caring, committed and professional management can do about it. Following a clear and easy to understand structure, causes of absence are explored and then 60 practical suggestions offered as methods of addressing them. Legal issues are explained including basic rights and dismissal, with advice on introducing an absence control system using the MAP DIP approach (measure, assess, prioritize, develop, introduce, process). Packed with tips, tools and techniques to achieve a greater commitment from your staff and boost productivity, this is an excellent guide to understanding why absence occurs and what you can practically do to improve your organization. (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - Max A. Eggert
Max Eggert is a management psychologist who specialises in assisting organisations and individuals to achieve their best This is Eggert's third title in the Pocketbook Series, following his books on assertiveness and appraisals (written from the employee's standpoint). His best known title is the top-selling 'The Perfect CV'.