The Cost of Employee Absenteeism

Great Leadership By Dan

The reasons employees may be absent from work are varied and many but the bottom line is, absenteeism has a larger cost associated with it than many people realize. Why Absenteeism? What Can Be Done To Help Control Absenteeism?

Are You Moving Too Fast?

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The American Institute of Stress reports that job pressures are the biggest source of tension for Americans, costing an estimated $300 billion a year in absenteeism, turnover, diminished productivity, and medical, legal and insurance fees. Business Coaching Career Communication Current Affairs Food and Drink Health Memes Personal Coaching Personal Life Religion Self Assessment Self-Awareness Skills Success Tips What is Work life absenteeism all palm trees pressures Sabbath

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Getting to the Root Cause of Attendance Problems

Let's Grow Leaders

Culture Execution Productivity absence absenteeism attendance issues FMLA root cause“Our supervisors just need to get more disciplined about administering the attendance policy.”

WHE16: Combining Wellness Programs with Medical Management | with Abby Green of HealthCheck360

Engaging Leader

HealthCheck360 is a health risk management company focused on reducing medical costs, worker’s compensation claims, and absenteeism, while increasing employee morale and productivity.

The Ups and Downs of Delegating

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Are you an absentee manager? Where Do You Sit On the Scale? Do you over-delegate? Are you a control freak? Do you delegate too much? Are you erratic in doing both? Are you a seagull manager? If you under-delegate, you will eventually become over-worked and stressed.

4 Keys To Successful Crisis Management In Today’s Wired World

Tanveer Naseer

Last month, my daughters’ high school experienced a major technical glitch in their student absentee reporting software that caused hundreds of parents to be sent emails informing them that their child hadn’t shown up for school that day.

How Project Management Apps Are Fostering Remote Working

Strategy Driven

The job of the human resource manager becomes a lot easier as employee turnover rates are down and the constant battle with absentee employees becomes a non-issue.

The Power of Presence

Lead Change Blog

Have you ever heard of an “absentee leader” or manager?

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9 Ways for a Leader to Lose Favor — And Some Advice to Guard Against It

Ron Edmondson

Absentee leader – The busier we get the more we sometimes have to isolate ourselves to get anything done. One of the hardest losses for a leader is when they lose favor with the people they are trying to lead. It’s very hard to regain trust once it’s lost.

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The Dad Challenge: The Nurturing Father

Ron Edmondson

I haven’t even mentioned the impact of an absentee or abusive father. Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. Ephesians 6:4. Fathers are not usually seen as the nurturing ones in a family.

7 Things Forgiveness IS…

Ron Edmondson

He was absentee most of my childhood and I resented it greatly. I often wonder if the reason we don’t forgive as we should is because we don’t understand the subject well enough. Yesterday I posted 7 Things that Forgiveness is NOT.

10 Things I’d Do If I Were Raising a Son Today

Ron Edmondson

And, sadly, we are living in the age where the absentee father is normal. I revised and reposted 10 Things I’d Do If Raising a Daughter Today recently. In this post, I will focus on raising a son. I know a little more about this subject, having two incredible sons of my own.

7 of the Most Dangerous Leadership Mindsets I’ve Observed

Ron Edmondson

And, because he was mostly an absentee leader, even if he was working when he wasn’t around (and I personally knew he was often working out of the office), no one believed he was. I’ve seen it so many times.


Lead Change Blog

Rewarding your employees will improve retention and reduce absenteeism. With the demand to do more with less, we are asking a lot from our people to do the same amount of work.

Happy Mother’s Day Mom!

Ron Edmondson

My dad finished life well, (I wrote about that HERE ) before dying a couple years ago, but to fully understand my life, you would have to know that for much a my life, my dad was an absentee father. My mom is my hero. She’s the most gracious, forgiving, patient person I know. My mom raised 3 children mostly as a single mom.

Compassion – A Cornerstone In Today’s Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

No doubt this is why studies have shown that compassion in the workplace leads to not only higher levels of employee engagement and job satisfaction, but lower levels of employee absenteeism and burnout.

20 Things Good Dads Do In Parenting

Ron Edmondson

It was hard for me to write these and know I missed many of them with an absentee dad most of my growing years. Twenty things good dads do… They challenge. When the challenge comes from dad we listen seriously. We know its being said with a loving concern. They inspire.

The Number One Reason Employees Get Sick.Perceived Unfairness at Work

Great Leadership By Dan

absenteeism, job burnout, unhealthy behaviors, negative emotional states, and physical health problems (Robbins, J.

The Insiders Guide to Communicating the Big Picture

Let's Grow Leaders

High Absenteeism. If your team is struggling with poor results, apathy, and feelings of being overwhelmed, stop and consider if they really understand the big picture. Can they grasp real meaning in their work beyond the growing daily to do list.

7 of the Most Dangerous Leadership Mindsets I’ve Observed

Ron Edmondson

And, because he was mostly an absentee leader, even if he was working when he wasn’t around (and I personally knew that he was often working out of the office), no one believed he was. I’ve seen it so many times.

7 Essentials For A Quality Culture

The Leadership Advisor

Less stress means more productivity and less health issues…which usually translates into less absenteeism. Culture is a simple way of saying how an organization expresses itself internally and externally. It is driven by values, whether by purpose or default.

Increased job load is sapping employee morale: What should supervisor do?

Managers are Heroes

What Charli would do: I’d want to look at some hard data – how much overtime workers are putting in, absenteeism rates, and production numbers. The Scenario. Supervisor Kent Woynowski stuck his head into HR director Stu Capper’s open door.

How Engagement Can Ruin Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

You’ll read about how engaged employees are more productive, have less absenteeism, apply more discretionary effort and overall improve bottom line numbers by a significant amount.

5 Critical Needs for Dads

Ron Edmondson

Do a quick Google search and you quickly find some of the ramifications of absentee fatherhood on our society. We are in a crisis of men these days. Godly men are in shorter supply. As a fellow dad, I want to use this Father’s Day to challenge my male readers.

Character Development + Skill Development = Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

As we work to develop and expand our global network, we continually connect with amazing organizations and professionals. We are thrilled to have a guest post by our newest contributor, Marlene Chism. Make sure you have a quick read through her bio below!

3 Practices to Protect Your People from Toxic Stress and Burnout

Michael Lee Stallard

greater revenue growth, 21% greater productivity, 22% greater profitability, 10% higher customer service metrics, 41% lower quality defects, and 37% lower absenteeism. Burnout is on the rise in healthcare.

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Six Resolutions for a Winning Corporate Culture

Chart Your Course

A 2012 survey by human resource firm LRN Corporation found that bosses who genuinely trusted their workers and gave them more autonomy saw these benefits: less misconduct and absenteeism, as well as greater engagement, innovation, customer service and financial growth.

Employee Engagement By Tools and Techniques

Lead Change Blog

Also when it moves up, costs, absenteeism, turnover, theft, accidents, and defects go down. Posted in Leadership Development [link] Employee engagement is the Holy Grail because when it improves so does the customer experience, productivity and revenue. In the search to drive up employee engagement there have been many alluring paths to explore. Over the years most organizations have jumped [.]. Leadership Development employee engagement Lean Six Signma

Connecting with Abrasive Leaders

Great Leadership By Dan

Higher levels of stress and stress related illnesses and absenteeism. Guest post from Cheryl A. Bond, Ed.D., SPHR: Every organization has its share of leaders, technical geniuses or future leaders who lack social skills and self-awareness.

People Skills - Are They Born or Made?

Management is a Journey

Decisions and Timing

Lead Change Blog

She has a higher absenteeism rate than I did. • You were not promoted again this year? After putting in so much effort and hard work this year you were still not rewarded?

10 Things I’d Do If I Were Raising a Son Today

Ron Edmondson

And, sadly, we are living in the age where the absentee father is the normal. I previously posted 10 Things I’d Do If Raising a Daughter Today. In this post, I will focus on the boys. I know a little more about this subject, having two incredible sons of my own.

3 Ways to Prepare for a Better Performance Review

Let's Grow Leaders

Don’t say you conducted three teambuilders; share that absenteeism went down 20% and that you have a 10% YOY improvement in the employee survey metrics. It had been an insane but productive year of game-changing projects and really long hours. I was proud, but exhausted.

The Four Vs of Employee Motivation: Velocity, Visibility, Value, and Valor

Strategy Driven

According to Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace report, “engagement makes a difference to the bottom line,” which can have an impact on productivity, profitability, customer service, turnover, and absenteeism.

How to Use a Career Page to Positively Show off Culture to Candidates

Chart Your Course

The Harvard Business Review reports culture directly impacts employee satisfaction, job performance, business creativity, commitment and loyalty, retention and absenteeism, and — perhaps the most important quality to executives — the bottom line.

How do you measure the long term success of an MD?

Chartered Management Institute

absentee levels business performance capital invested customer retention customer satisfaction innovating innovation Kaplan and Norton’s Balanced Scorecard labour turnover performance measurement personal development profit revenue sustainable performanceMeasuring performance of the MD through hard, soft, personal and strategic measurements and bring all these measurements together in a coherent manner.

Here’s Why You Should Hire a Humorous Speaker for Your Next Event

Chart Your Course

Reduce absenteeism. How many boring meetings have you attended? Humor is one of the most valuable resources that human beings possess. It relieves stress, fosters emotional bonding, and encourages creativity. In the professional world, humor can even boost sales and productivity.

Top 10 Traits Of An Engagement Centric Organziation

The Leadership Advisor

This means less productivity and increased absenteeism. If you have read more than 25 blogs on leadership this year, I would venture a guess that you have come across at least one post that at a minimum referenced or was focused on employee engagement.

Why Dr. Deming’s Work is So Important to Me

Deming Institute

Occasionally, a brother would get voted out of the chapter after a period of excessive absenteeism. Guest post by Mark Graban.

Why do some persist and some quit? Because…

Strategy Driven

Give your prospect a list of things he or she can do to improve morale, productivity, absenteeism, or profit. Is there a secret to follow-up? Is there a best way to follow-up? Why do people quit too soon? Big question. Why do you quit too soon? Bigger question. Have you ever read Think and Grow Rich? Biggest question. Reason?