Absenteeism

Absenteeism

Absenteeism in the Workplace Has Tangible Costs Absenteeism bears high costs for companies due to lost productivity and disruption to teams and project deadlines. Employees fail to show up for a multitude of reasons, some more legitimate than others. One key reason is...

William Kahn: Father of Employee Engagement

William Kahn: Father of Employee Engagement

In 1990, when Jack Welch was leading General Electric to ever-greater heights by preaching the power of firing 10 percent of his employees each year, Dr. William A. Kahn advocated a different approach. Kahn—a professor of organizational behavior at Boston University’s...