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Effects of Absenteeism and Possible Solutions

Examine the effects of absenteeism in a workplace. Discuss how employees who are excessively absent have a detrimental effect on the workplace. Also discuss the type of training program you would devise and implement to deal with this issue.

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Employees who are excessively absent have a detrimental effect on the workplace. The negative effect of absenteeism is decreased performance in the workplace. Studies have shown that employees who are excessively absent have a negative impact both on profit margin and customer service. One of the most important effects of absenteeism is that the company struggles to complete all necessary or important daily functions. The daily work requirement is unfulfilled. The costs of production increase. Employees who are excessively absent mean that the company has to employ more people than those that are required. This means higher salary costs. Employees who are excessively absent also mean that the experience and ...

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The answer to this problem explains the problems of absenteeism. The references related to the answer are also included.

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