Absenteeism and presenteeism: causes and solutions

Leonie Munro


This article covers absenteeism, presenteeism, and related concepts. The impact of the concepts is discussed in terms of the objectives of an organisation. Possible causes of absenteeism, presenteeism and absence from workstations are discussed as well as possible solutions [1-10]. The challenges facing managers in the public sector regarding record keeping of absenteeism are highlighted.

The South African Radiographer | ISSN 0258 0241

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