is the logical next step on this continuum.
has become a badge of honour for executives.
Evidence-based pain management is founded on a proactive and holistic approach that is pegged to outcomes, such as absenteeism, presenteeism
, morale and worker satisfaction.
Here in body, absent in productivity: presenteeism
hurts output, quality of work-life and employee health.
is a less obvious variable, and focuses on "functional impairment," or the ability to attend to work tasks while physically at the job.
The cost of presenteeism
is very difficult to measure, as there is no clear measurement of an individual employee's productivity on a given day (Caverley, Cunningham and MacGregor 2007; Bockerman and Laukkanen 2009; Bierla, Huver and Richard 2013).
Because of its destructive effects on organizations in terms of productivity loss, the phenomenon of presenteeism
is important for organizations to address (Yildiz, Yildiz, Zehir, & Aykag, 2015).
As a result, many go into work despite being sick-a phenomenon that Pichler and Ziebarth have dubbed "contagious presenteeism
Although organisations may see presenteeism
as a short-term solution to maintain safe staffing levels, it is considerably more costly long term.
- being at work longer than required - is affecting employee health, with 22% suffering work-related stress, the poll by One4all Rewards found.
Looking at the cost of "presenteeism
" - productivity falls when employees come to work disengaged or perform at lower levels as a result of ill health - the Centre for Mental Health calculated that presenteeism
from mental ill health costs the UK economy PS15.
There is a sense of presenteeism
, and a sense of not wanting to let anybody down.
The bulk of these gains are realized through lower healthcare utilization, decreased absenteeism and decreased presenteeism
(reduced productivity due to health issues).
The research behind an active and healthy workforce having a positive impact on work productivity and team morale is so strong, ignoring it could be costing businesses hundreds of pounds through sickness absence and presenteeism