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Absence Management

Absence Management

Fiona Jane Robson


Mini Toolkit for HR and trainers enables them to offer training and support to line managers in order to reduce rates of absence in the organisation.

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About the book

Absence management is a key priority for most organisations due to the costs involved and the impact that it can have. This Mini Toolkit offers a practical easy to follow approach to managing absence. It will enable trainers to support their HR practitioners and line managers to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to both manage absence effectively and encourage attendance. These ready to use training materials will save trainers' valuable time and enable them to up-skill their managers efficiently.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction to the Toolkit;
    • Chapter - 01: Why is Managing Absence Important?;
    • Chapter - 02: Understanding and Getting to Grips with Absence - Do You Have a Problem?;
    • Chapter - 03: Managing Short Term Absences;
    • Chapter - 04: Managing Long Term Absences;
    • Chapter - 05: Practical Skills for Managers;
    • Chapter - 06: Dealing with Common Problems

Book Details

  • Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
  • EAN: 9781843982104
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 19th August 2008
  • Loose-leaf
  • Format: 318x257
  • 120 pages
  • Series: HR Toolkits

About the Author

Fiona Robson lectures at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. Her research specialism is managing absence in the UK.

Fiona Jane Robson