Friday, 16 July 2010

Evaluate the effectiveness of Absence Management Policies & Procedures In Private And Public Sector Organisations

The research in this dissertation will highlight and achieve the aims and objectives as set out below. The aim and objectives were achieved through carrying out effective desk and field research. The aim will be achieved by meeting the following objectives;

* Evaluate Absence Management Theories through carrying out effective desk research.
* Evaluate and Discuss the Private sector’s Absence Management Policies and Procedures.
* Evaluate and Discuss the Public Sectors Absence Management Policies and Procedures
* Discuss Public Sector Absence Management theories in comparison to Theory.
* Discuss Private sector’s Absence Management theories in comparison to Theory.
* Analyse findings from interviews and discuss different HR manager’s views on effectiveness of Absence Management Policies and Procedures.
* Draw conclusions on effectiveness of Absence Management Policies

In order to achieve the above aim and objectives, a specific research methodology was chosen. A broad literature review will be conducted in order to draw out the key issues in “Absence Management” and to meet the objectives through the use of secondary data.

Chapter 1- Introduction
Aims and Objectives

Chapter 2 – Review of Literature
Introduction
Managing Absence
Managers Role in Absence Management
Return to Work Interviews
Differences between Public and Private Sectors
Dismissal for Short-term Absenteeism
Issues within Absence Management
Conclusion

Chapter 3 - Methodology of Field Research
Introduction
Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
Selection of Field Research
Samples
Analysis
Difficulties and Limitations
Conclusion

Chapter 4 - Field Research Analysis
Introduction
Surveys
Findings
Findings from Employee Survey
Findings from Line Managers Survey
Findings from Interviews with Human Resource Managers
Conclusion

Chapter 5 - Conclusion
Conclusion
Recommendations

Chapter 6 – References

Chapter 7 – Bibliography

Chapter 8 - Appendix
Appendix 1 – Employee Survey
Appendix 2 – Line Manager Survey

Download Here: Dissertation