Absenteeism Absenteeism is an employee's intentional or habitual absence from work, this behaviour is defined as a counterproductive work behaviour. It can be extremely costly for businesses. Employers expect workers to miss a certain number of workdays each year, and excessive absences can impact on company productivity, finances, morale, quality of goods and services, in the ability to meet demand and other factors. The impacts of Absenteeism are not just for the employers, but also the staff suffering with overtime, augmented stress and Mental Fatigue due to understaffing and also the stress of rushing to catch up with filling in...

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