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Absenteeism in the workplace. Don't just fire them. Fire them up.

Fay, Christopher (1999) Absenteeism in the workplace. Don't just fire them. Fire them up. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

Traditionally, organisational goals have been production oriented. Today however, the growing emphasis on Human Resource Management often finds personnel oriented goals competing head-on with manufacturing and marketing goals for management's attention. Absenteeism has for many years been one of the most intractable problems facing Irish Industry and its organizations. Irelands current Socio economic situation continues to change at a rapid pace, this in turn effects organisations, because of the unpredictable nature of workplace absenteeism. Absenteeism in the workplace has a negative effect on the National Economy as a result of a loss of potential output (lost productivity, inferior quality, etc), attributable to the reduction in available labour force, which in turn reduces the efficiency and effectiveness of services provided to our customers, both in the private and public sector.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Personnel Management
Divisions: School of Business > BA (Honours) Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Aisling Gorby
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2010 18:39
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2012 10:18
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/119

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