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Developing A Classifier Of Relevant Causes Of Absenteeism In An Organisation

Table 2:

Absences from work
Group 1. Causes of a medical nature
1) that cannot be avoided and, as a result, cannot be influenced 2) that are partially avoidable and, therefore, can be influenced 3) that are fully avoidable and can be influenced
Serious sickness Preventive treatment and treatment that an insurer may ask an insured person to undergo in order to restore their working ability that was lost due to an accident or sickness
Visiting a doctor during acute illness Visiting a doctor
Regular leave Absence due to a sickness (light or moderate)
Additional leave (in accordance with the law, for example, due to a sickness or a disability) Psychosomatic disease (advantage by illness)
Maternity leave Absence due to an accident
Work injury
Group 2. Organisational and administrative causes
Regular leave Justified absence Further training seminars and courses conducted by the organisation
Reserve training Unjustified absence Emergency leave
Emergency leave Unpaid emergency leave Corporate holidays
Paid holidays Temporary absence Being late and leaving work early
Student's leave Too many breaks
Data that cannot be statistically accounted for (hidden information): shopping, gossiping, discussing everyday problems on the phone, drinking tea too often, visiting other departments for no reason, visiting websites that are not related to work, watching films online, or playing computer games, etc.
Group 3. Working conditions
Hard working conditions
Working place that is harmful for health
Type of activity
Unclear scope of work
Size of enterprise No possibilities for promotion
Climate conditions Ineffective hiring
Private life
Group 4. Management (including management style)
Management style that does not correspond to the employee's level of development (competence and involvement)
Inappropriate (unsuitable) behaviour by the manager
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