The EAP intervention produced large and medium effects on Presenteeism
Jobs of the service sector like that of a doctor, nurse or a teacher are considered to be more demanding and might report more presenteeism
Sick but yet at work: An empirical study of sickness Presenteeism
David Cassidy, Carlo Ammendolia, and Pierre Cote ask this same question in their article, "Are workplace health promotion programs effective at improving presenteeism
Over the previous six months, participants reported an average of three presenteeism
days and an average of 1.
bar] John Antoniazzi, partner at Deloitte in Wales, believes the economic downturn has, in some cases, led to increased levels of sickness absence and presenteeism
We hope that the findings of this research will encourage employers to recognise that an effective health and wellbeing strategy, supported by good management of their employees, is critical to reducing presenteeism
and improving performance and productivity.
Thomas Parry and William Molmen, meanwhile, recommend that EA professionals expand their definition of the value of EAP initiatives to include not just medical cost savings but also reduced absenteeism and presenteeism
and increased productivity Using depression as an example, they present research showing that short-term disability claims account for only 19 percent of lost days for workers with depression, whereas presenteeism
represents 63 percent.
Looking at presenteeism
, the focus shifts to the employee who is present but not performing at his or her best due to outside factors that include chronic or episodic illness, distraction from family care needs, personal problems or other concerns.
has become a badge of honour for executives.
The estimates factor in the costs of medical care under group health policies (for employees, not dependents), illness absence, presenteeism
, long-term disability, short-term disability, and workers' compensation.
People are suffering from presenteeism
[working long hours simply to impress the boss], which affects their home life.