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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Presenteeism clearly is the new frontier as companies continue to seek ways to reduce costs, improve productivity, and promote employee health and wellness.
Presenteeism has got nothing to do with productivity and everything to do with fears about job security.
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Worryingly, presenteeism has been found in higher risk occupations where there is more physical workload and stress--and where people feel that no-one else can do their job if they are not there.
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Many of the interviewed women found it hard to combine work and motherhood because of the dominant culture of presenteeism - the notion that they should be at their desks until late, even if there was nothing to do.