Say your organization has an attendance policy in place, but you’re still experiencing a high rate of. It may be a good idea to get your managers and supervisors together to plan a strategy.
Here’s what others have done in similar situations:
1. Provide outlets for dissent
Not all absenteeism is capricious. When people are denied outlets for their job pressures, they tend to run from them. Managers or supervisors who don’t tolerate complaints force employees to bottle up pressures, which build up over time.
If you make dissent possible by encouraging people to speak up, hearing them out and, where feasible, acting on what you hear, they learn that they don’t have to escape from the workplace to let off steam.
2. Cut the drag of boring work
You can’t eliminate boring work. But you can try to reduce a person’s need to flee from it. Here are two suggestions to consider:
• Expand boring jobs so employees can see th...(register to read more)