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Absenteeism

Definition of the noun absenteeism

What does absenteeism mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: absenteeisms

  1. habitual absence from work
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: absence = failure to be present

Alternative definition of the noun absenteeism

noun

  1. The state of being absent, especially frequently; the practice of an absentee.
  2. The practice of absenting one's self from the country or district where one's estate is situated.

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Google previewFoundations of Community Medicine, 2/e (2008)

by Dhaar

Absenteeism means the practice of remaining absent from work for one reason or...

Absenteeism is a multifactorial social disorder which is an outcome of several interrelated predisposing factors ...

Google previewThe Foreign Quarterly Review (1846)

But absenteeism is an evil, a great evil, and its chief mischief is well pointed out by Mr. Foster.

Google previewGroup Work with Children and Adolescents (1998)

Prevention and Intervention in School and Community Systems by Steven R. Rose

Pupil absenteeism is a term that sometimes is used to encompass truancy, or absenteeism from school without permission, along with school phobia or school refusal (Carroll, 1995). Absenteeism is a predictor of course failure and of dropping ...

Google previewWorker Absenteeism and Sick Pay (2011)

by John Treble, Tim Barmby

Since men do not suffer from the additional disruption of the menstrual cycle, absenteeism is a noisier signal of worker...

Google previewHandbook of Mental Health in the Workplace (2002)

by Jay C. Thomas, Michel Hersen

Absenteeism is the failure to report for scheduled work. Although individual incidents of absence are innocuous, the aggregated impact of absence on the North American economy alone is at least $40 billion (Dalton & Wimbush, 1998; ...

Google previewHistory of Ireland (1833)

from the Anglo-Norman invasion till the union of the country with Great Britain by William Cooke Taylor, William Sampson

Absenteeism is a part, and by no means the worst part, of a destructive system of land-letting, which arose from the joint operation of forfeitures and the penal laws. A great portion of Irish lands is held on leases of lives, renewable for ever, ...

Google previewOccupational Health (2012)

by G. Ffrench

absenteeism is the element of cover-up by a man or woman's workmates. This may continue for years out of a mistaken sense of friendship and loyalty only to lead eventually to the awful physical and psychological degradation which is the ...

Google previewPerceptions of Alcohol Consumption: An Examination of Undergraduate Students' Perception of Harmful Alcohol Consumption as a Social Problem and Its Relationship with Crime (2008)

Illness related absenteeism is a significant social cost of alcoholism as evidenced by cited research. There are several ways that lost productivity can be measured as it relates to alcohol use. The major concerns in this area include loss of ...

Google previewHelping School Refusing Children and Their Parents (2008)

A Guide for School-based Professionals by Christopher Kearney

Police Pickup and Return to School Another systemic model for problematic absenteeism is a special police unit that recovers absentee adolescents and returns them to school. Parents are contacted as well. Youths may be referred to the ...

Google previewRights at Work (2005)

Absenteeism means that you are not at work when you are supposed to be there. Usually when people are not at work, they are ill. When you are ill, a medical certificate will prove that you could not come to work. You can normally take about ...

Google previewPrinciples and Techniques of Mental Health Consultation (2013)

by Stanley Plog

If, for example, reduced absenteeism is an objective, the expected change as a result of consultation should be stated in advance so we might know how close to the objective we are coming, as well as have a basis for comparisons with other ...

Google previewHistory of the Civil Wars of Ireland (1831)

From the Anglo-Norman Invasion, Till the Union of the Country with Great Britain by William Cooke Taylor

Absenteeism is a part, and by no means the worst part, of a destructive system of land- letting, which arose from the joint operation of forfeitures and the penal laws . A great portion of Irish lands is held on leases of lives, renewable for ever, ...

Google previewConstable's miscellany of original and selected publications in the various departments of literature, science, & the arts (1831)

by Archibald Constable

Absenteeism is a part, and by no means the worst part, of a destructive system of land- letting, which arose from the joint operation of forfeitures and the penal laws . A great portion of Irish lands is held on leases of lives, renewable for ever, ...

Google previewWomen's Two Roles (2003)

Home and Work by Alva Myrdal, Viola Klein

Moreover, as the large number of investigations itself indicates, absenteeism is a more serious concern in industry ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Your Attitude Is Showing : A Primer of Human Relations by Elwood N. Chapman, ISBN 9780132429047 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Absenteeism: Absenteeism is a habitual pattern of absence.

Google previewInteractive Group Learning (2005)

Strategies for Nurse Educators, Second Edition by Deborah L. Ulrich, PhD, RN, Kellie J. Glendon, MSN, RN, C

Absenteeism is a major problem and can hamper the effectiveness of group learning. To decrease it, faculty need to make students want to come to class. This can be accomplished in a variety of ways, ...

Google previewHandbook of Occupational Health and Wellness (2012)

by Robert J. Gatchel, Izabela Z. Schultz

Commonly termed “indirect costs,” these costs are most often associated with worker absenteeism and presenteeism. Absenteeism refers to the absence of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Adolescence (2011)

by Roger J.R. Levesque

School absenteeism has grown nationally and internationally as a serious issue that affects the long-term functioning of...

Google previewEncyclopedia of School Psychology (2012)

by T. Stuart Watson, Christopher H. Skinner

Absenteeism from school may be defined as any legitimate or illegitimate absence from school for school-aged youth (e.g., 5- 17 years). Most cases of absence from school are for legitimate or legal reasons, including illness ( especially ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty (2015)

by Mehmet Odekon

Absenteeism. and. Child. Poverty. Education is often considered a major factor that aids impoverished children and youth to exit poverty as adults. Impoverished students, however, miss an inordinate number of school days when compared to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2006)

by Steven G. Rogelberg

Being able to respond to work and nonwork conflicts more easily should reduce stress, and decreased employee stress has been linked to decreased absenteeism. Thus, the introduction of a compressed work schedule can be expected to ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

Absenteeism Absence behaviour may be viewed as an employee coping behaviour that reflects the interaction of perceived job demands and control, on the one hand, and self-assessed health and family conditions on the other. Absenteeism ...

Google previewThe Capstone Encyclopaedia of Business (2013)

The Most Up-To-Date and Accessible Guide to Business Ever by Capstone

Absenteeism Defined as 'absence from work without a legitimate reason', absenteeism involves employees sporadically taking a few days off, usually citing ill health as the reason. The small number of days means they do not need a doctor's ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

abscess absenteeism and fetal mortality. Hypertension and preeclampsia are associated with increased rates of occurrence; ...

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Small photo of ABSENTEEISM hand writing chalk text on black chalkboardSmall photo of Leh, India - Jul 22, 2015. Group of Tibetan chidren sitting together on the road to Nubra Valley, India. 65% of children attend school, but absenteeism of both students and teachers remains high.Small photo of Leh, India - Jul 22, 2015. Group of Tibetan chidren sitting together on the road to Nubra Valley, India. 65% of children attend school, but absenteeism of both students and teachers remains high. More...

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