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MOVAHEDI E, fooladvand S, norouzi H. Identifying Reasons for Absence by Exploring the Mentality of Staff with Q-Methodology. ORMR. 2016; 6 (2) :195-222
URL: http://ormr.modares.ac.ir/article-28-10037-en.html
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The issue of job absenteeism as a critical factor for organizations brings significant financial losses. The absence is one of the all-consuming challenging and time consuming problems organizations could face and in economic point of view, one of the factors increasing the cost of production. These issues are more common in estate owned organizations. Given the need to identify causes of absenteeism and staff desertion, this study, with scientific and realistic analysis on the causes of absenteeism, try to find solutions and ways to overcome these issues. Reviewing experiences of some management scientists and sociologists, Q-methodology used to identify important factors causing employees absenteeism which those factors were finalizing using factor analysis. Statistical population was staff of the case study where three of the specialists interviewed, 40 Q identified and prioritized by the participants. 5 factors were identified, which collectively illustrate the importance of performance-based pay, developing systematic indicators to evaluate performance, enriching jobs by redefining the identity, awareness and transparency in the formulation and implementation of organizational structure.
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Article Type: Research Paper | Subject: -
Received: 2015/07/27 | Accepted: 2016/09/22 | Published: 2016/09/26

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