Absenteeism: Employment

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| | |ABSENTEEISM | | | | | | |

| | |DECLARATION |

DECLARATION

I hereby declare that the assignment entitled ‘ABSENTEEISM’ is an original work done by me in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of

| | |ACKNOWLEDGEMENT |

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

I express my deep sense of gratitude to Dr.xxxxxxxx. His time to time suggestions and valuable advice helped me very much in the completion of this Assignment.

I convey heartfelt thanks to my family members, friends and well-wishers for their moral support throughout the preparation of this Assignment.

| | |CONTENTS |

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION

2. ABSENTEEISM

3. CAUSES OF ABSENTEEISM

4. MEASURES TO CONTROL ABSENTEEISM

5. GUIDELINES FOR ABSENTEEISM CONTROL

6. CONCLUSION

7. BIBILIOGRAPHY

| | |INTRODUCTION |

INTRODUCTION

Success of an organized industry is largely depending upon efficiency and experience of the workers. In any organization some holidays and occasional vacations are permitted to the workers. This is done in order to increase the efficiency of the employees and also to keep them happy and satisfied by fulfilling their family and other commitments. Generally short leave without pay does not affect the work or production. But long leave will influence the production and production capacity of the labour. The employee can take these leaves with the prior permission of the management. These leaves are known as authorized leaves.

However in addition to authorized leave employee tends to stay away from work at their will without informing the employer or obtaining their permission. This habit of enjoying willful unauthorized and unexplained avoidable absents is called absenteeism, which invites disciplinary actions. The rate of absenteeism is defined as the percentage of man-days lost due to absents to the total man-days scheduled to works, when employer has works available for the worker and worker is aware of it. Indian economy was mainly based on agriculture. But during the British period a number of industrial towns and small scales industries developed rural people started to migrate such towns for searching jobs, which created a new class of labours-industrial labour.

As an effect to the industrial revolution in Europe, the British took interest to develop industrial cities like Calcutta and Bombay. The migrant labour from villages became back born of the industrial production. As the rate of availability of transportation and other facilities are more in those cities new industries are also coming around these areas only.

Industrial advancement is essential for the economical development of the...
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