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HR urged to tackle data management and process issues to build an effective platform for strategic absence management initiatives

Marlow, UK – November 11th 2009 – Efforts to reduce the high costs associated with absence will be undermined if organisations fail to address fundamental problems in managing their data and key business processes, according to a new research report.

The report, published by Webster Buchanan Research in association with Computers in Personnel, points out that much of the focus in absence management today falls – rightly – on the need to develop an effective absence strategy. This includes well-being programmes, occupational health, prompt intervention policies and consistent disciplinary procedures.

But the report – called “Managing absence: the missing links” – argues that these initiatives will be hard to execute unless organisations have first established a strong operational framework, built around...

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