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 Comments Download EMPLOYEE ABSENTEEISM UNILEC Dept. of Management Science MESCE Page 32 1. O N IN DU STRY Absenteeism in industry stops machines, disrupts processes, creates production bottlenecks,hampers smooth flow or continuity of work, upsets production targets, result in productionlosses, increases direct overhead costs , increase work load of the inexperienced , lessexperienced or sub standard workers as substitutes, this in turn creating problems of recruitment ,training, job adjustments, morale and attitudes of the employees. O NW O RK E RS 1. Absenteeism reduces workers earnings and adds to his indebtedness, decrease his purchasing power. M akes it difficult for him to meet necessities of life, leading to personal problems, and in many cases loss of employment and resultant disaster for hisdependents.2.

It affects both quantity and quality of production. If more number of workers are absentthe total output is affected. If alternative arrangement is made by employing casualworkers who do not posses adequate experience the quality of goods produced isaffected. 3 . It affects the efficiency of workers. The workers who joins after a long period of absencewould normally be much less efficient.4. It affects the discipline of the workers adversely. The worker who is attending to his work irregularly may not care much about the discipline. Peculiar Features of absenteeism On the basis of micro studies undertaken in different parts of the country, certain observationsmay be made.a. The rate of absenteeism is the lowest on pay day, it increases considerably on the daysfollowing the payments of wages and bonus. b. Absenteeism is generally high among workers below 15 years of age and those above40.The younger employees are not regular and punctual, presumably because of theemployment of a large number of newcomers among the younger age groups.While theolder people are not able to withstand the strenuous nature of the work.c. The rate of absenteeism varies from department to department within a unit. As the sizeof the group increases, the rate of absenteeism goes up. This difference in the rate of absenteeism is believed to be due to the peculiar style and practices of management, thecomposition of the laboue force and the culture of the organization.d. The percentage of absenteeism is generally higher in the day shifts.e. The percentege of abasenteeism is much higher in coal ans mining industries than inorganized industries.

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The methodology includes collection of primary and secondary data. the method of defining the research problem. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Research methodology is a way to systematically solve the research problem. the type of data collected. when the rate goes as high as 40 percent. Descriptive studies aims at portrayingaccurately the characteristics of a particular group or situation.g. and also in the harvest season. Absenteeism in India is seasonal in character. when a land has to be prepared for monsoonsaving. It deals with theobjective of a research study. Descriptive research is concerned . 5 .1 TYPE OF RESEARCH DESCRIPTIVE RESEARCH The study follows descriptive research method. of Management Science MESCE Page 33 f. the type of hypothesis formulated.EMPLOYEE ABSENTEEISM UNILEC Dept. method used for data collecting and analyzingthe data etc. It is the highest during M arch-April-may.

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5 SA M PLE SIZE The sample size taken for this study is 60. of Management Science MESCE Page 34 with describing the characteristics of a particular individual or a group. 2 RESEARCH DESIGN A research design is a basis of framework. Research design is prepared after formulatingthe research problem. Data collected areclassified into primary data and secondary data PRIMARYDATa AQuestionnaires were used for collecting primary data S ECONDA RY DA T A Secondary data were collected from the company¶s annual publications. The task of data collection beginsafter research problem has been defined and research design chalked out.The research design specifies the method of study. 5. Here the researcher attempts to present the existing facts by collecting data.EMPLOYEE ABSENTEEISM UNILEC Dept. 5. journals. The selected sample size is 50. . 4 SA M PLING M ETHOD Sampling technique used in this study is µRandom sampling¶. memorandumsof settlements.3 SOURCES OF DATA Data are the raw materials in which marketing research works. which provides guidelines for the rest of research process. 5. the research is to be conducted. 5. It is the map of blueprint according to which. websites. newspapers. and from library books 5.

6 TOOLS FOR ANALYSIS Percentage analysis is used .

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Incorrectly designed surveys may produce invalid and misleading results. enerally do not provide in-depth understanding of underlying issues.EMPLOYEE ABSENTEEISM UNILEC Dept. reasons or behaviorpatterns. of Management Science MESCE Page 35 LI M ITATIONS OF THE STUDY Due to time constraints and busy schedules of the nurses it was difficult to interact with themcompletely. AgeParameters No: of Res p ondents Percentage20-30 9 15 30-40 18 30405 0 18 30More than 5 0 15 2 5 Tota l . 1. T he sample size was limited to 60 T he responses may be influenced by personal bias.

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30% again come under the category between 4 0-50 age group andthe rest of them belong to more than 50 ( 2 5%) and 2 0-30(15%) types. 2 . S EX Parameters No: of Res p ondents PercentageMa l e 42 70 F ema l e 18 30Tota l 60 1 00 2 0 3 0 3 0 4 0 4 0 5 0 M o r e t h a n 5 0 91 8 .EMPLOYEE ABSENTEEISM UNILEC Dept. of Management Science MESCE Page 36 IN FE R E N C E It has been inferred that 30% of the employees who participated in the survey are of agegroup between 304 0 .

1 0 8 3 AGEGROUP No: of R espondents P ercentage 15153 0 25 .

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EMPLOYEE ABSENTEEISM UNILEC Dept. MARITAL STAT U S Parameters No: of Res p ondents PercentageSing l e9 15 Married 42 70 D ivorced 3 5 Se p arated 0 0Widow(er) 6 1 0Tota l 60 1 00 ma l e F ema l e42 18 . 3 . of Management Science MESCE Page 37 IN FE R E N C E It has been inferred that 70% of the employees participated in the survey are male and theremaining come under the female category.

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At present.com/scribd About Press Blog Partners Scribd 101 Web Stuff Support FAQ Developers / API Jobs Terms Copyright Privacy Copyright © 2012 Scribd Inc.1 p. Language: English NEED FOR THE STUDY The study aims at the causes of absenteeism of employees in United Electrical Industries Ltd. Measures to prevent strikes and lockouts have received far and greater attention. organizations in India take real interest in controlling absenteeism.com/scribd facebook. MIL_JU_2010 Next Upload a Document Search Documents                  Follow Us! scribd. One reason for this situation may be that strikes and lockouts are more noisy and visible while absenteeism is silent and unnoticeable. now the company is facing a major issue of high rate of .com/scribd twitter.The relevance of the study is that.

T o study the various measures adopted by the organization 3 . T o find out the various cause for absenteeism2. 1.absenteeism and hope that the study will reveal the reason for it and thereby theorganization can take effective measures for checking the absenteeism. T o provide suggestions in the form of solutions to reduce the rate of absenteeism .4 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 1.