Abstract: This study seeks to validate the fact that there is a problem of absenteeism amongst employees in different workplaces and analyzes the impact of a persistent absenteeism by employees on the organization. Employees can be absent at work for various reasons or just deciding to be rebellious as a sign of registering some concerns especially associated with job dissatisfaction in the workplace. Absenteeism in the workplace is catastrophic as it hinders performance and results. Organisations, therefore, should put mechanisms in place that would be geared towards curbing this rampant attitude that should not be entertained. The researcher in this article, based on a narration and assembly of several kinds of literature, explore and expound the types of absenteeism and what influences employees to stay away from work as well as solution to arrest the situation.
Case Study on Absenteeism
Chronic absenteeism: An old problem in search of new answers
Absenteeism is the type of behavior which is characterized with the denial of participation at the elections, meetings and political life of the country. Absenteeism has become known not so long ago. In the second half of the XXth century people especially young have become disappointed with the political life of the world, the humanity has got tired of the two world wars and the global policy has lost its support of the public. In such totalitarian countries people are afraid of losing their life and they do not try to change the situation losing the hope for progress and success. Many young people support absenteeism because they believe that politics, meetings, elections, army are simple games of the government and they simply do not want to participate in this unfair game. On the other hand absenteeism is a big disadvantage, because politically ignorant people and people who do not care for their country can be ruled and dictated easily.
THE CAUSES OF ABSENTEEISM OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. DOI: Wadesango , Severino Machingambi Published Psychology Journal of Social Sciences Abstract The aim of the study was to investigate the extent of student absenteeism in selected universities in South Africa, explore the reasons why student absent themselves from classes and examine the implications of student absenteeism.
A recent report by the U. Absenteeism is not a new concern, however. Educators and local officials were focused on this issue as early as the late 19 th century—a quarter of the juveniles jailed at the Chicago House of Correction in were there for truancy.