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People go absent for many reasons and organisations need to prepare a range of responses. While it is often sensible to tighten up on disciplinary procedures, the key to long-term success lies in creating an attendance culture. Alastair Evans and Mike Walters examine all the options and provide comprehensive practical guidance on: measuring and monitoring absence and benchmarking your organisation; the nature and causes of absence; developing appropriate policies to manage absence and its causes, and promote attendance; the disciplinary and legal framework of absence management, in particular that applying to long-term sickness and persistent short-term absentees; putting together an effective absence control strategy; Identifying and analysing the cause of absence; implementing an absence management system. In this new edition, the authors argue that it is perfectly possible to stamp out 'malingering', to treat the genuinely sick with fairness and compassion, and to promote a more co-operative climate while still reducing absence figures. This book will help employers meet all these crucial objectives.
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Alastair Evans is course director of the Diploma in Personnel Management and senior lecturer in human resource management at Thames Valley University, Ealing. He holds an MA in industrial relations from the University of Warwick and is a Fellow of the IPD. Prior to his current post, he was a personnel director in the computer software industry and, before that, a consultant in the same industry. He also worked for the former IPM as an adviser in the field of employee resourcing. Mike Walters is a Director of the management consultancy, Whitmuir, which specialises in maximising the contribution of people to business performance. Mike has held HR roles in Shell and the BBC, and was Head of Human Resource Development with The Co-operative Bank. He has been a Development Manager with the former IPM (now the IPD), and has worked as a consultant for 10 years, within both specialist and international practices.
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