Before looking at the methods of managing absence, it is necessary to understand why measurement is important. It is essential that organisations have a clear understanding of their levels of absence so that they can manage absences effectively.
This tool provides an overview of the different ways of recording and measuring absence and the benefits of the different approaches in formulating an organisational response to absence. For many organisations, a combination of approaches is likely to be useful.
- To help participants understand the importance of measuring absence and gain an understanding of the different tools that can be used.