presenteeism


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Presenteeism

A slang term for the practice of working an incredibly high number of hours. For example, an employee who never works less than 80 and frequently as many as 100 hours per week practices presenteeism. The term is a play on the word "absenteeism."

presenteeism

a culture which encourages employees to spend excessive hours at work as a way of displaying ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT. See WORK-LIFE BALANCE, ABSENTEEISM.
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The EAP intervention produced large and medium effects on Presenteeism (0.
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.
David Cassidy, Carlo Ammendolia, and Pierre Cote ask this same question in their article, "Are workplace health promotion programs effective at improving presenteeism in workers?
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 in workplaces
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.
Macho presenteeism 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.