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    Presenteeism during the COVID-19 pandemic - risk factors and solutions for employers

    Kinman, Gail and Grant, C. (2021) Presenteeism during the COVID-19 pandemic - risk factors and solutions for employers. Other. Society of Occupational Medicine, London, UK.

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    Abstract

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruption to how people work and how business is conducted. The UK has entered a major recession, meaning there is considerable uncertainty about future employment and business continuity. As organisations are under considerable pressure to remain productive and profitable, reducing the cost of sickness absence will be a major concern. Nonetheless, there is evidence that continuing to work when unwell (presenteeism) is not only far more common but also more damaging for individuals and organisations. This guide highlights the costs of presenteeism and considers how the challenges of the pandemic have the potential to increase such behaviour. Also included are some suggestions and solutions to reduce the incidence and costs of presenteeism. Some solutions are also provided to help organisations reduce its damaging effects.

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    Item Type: Monograph (Other)
    School: School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
    School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Organizational Psychology
    Research Centres and Institutes: Sustainable Working Life, Centre for
    Depositing User: Gail Kinman
    Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2022 14:05
    Last Modified: 27 Mar 2022 04:52
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/47063

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