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Managing Attendance.

O'Rourke, Michelle (2004) Managing Attendance. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

Absenteeism effects all organisations whether they are public, private, large or small. In this dissertation I plan to look at how organisations can measure attendance within their organisation. By addressing the costs both direct and indirect of absenteeism in the workplace I hope to persuade you that organisations do need to manage their attendance.
I will describe the different reasons for the absenteeism in the workplace and highlight the many options available to both manage problem attendance and to encourage attendance. I will do this through a process of primary and secondary research. I will base my primary research on An Post. The organisation has had a history of attendance problems and has recently introduced attendance management programmes.
Through a serious of qualitative interviews with managers who have first hand experience in managing attendance. I will assess whether these programmes have been a success. For my secondary research I will also carry out a review of the relevant literature that has been published on this issue. From these methods of research I hope to prove the importance of managing attendance within the workplace and provide an insight into the best methods for managing attendance.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Absence Management
Divisions: School of Business > BA (Honours) in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: SINEAD CORCORAN
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2010 14:10
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2012 10:50
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/350

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