Predicting absenteeism from prior absenteeism, attitudinal factors, and nonattitudinal factors

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Abstract

Prior absenteeism, job attitudes, demographic variables, and personality variables were correlated in a longitudinal study with absence frequency for 174 employees in a manufacturing plant Multiple regression analysis showed, as hypothesized, that tenure, marital status (married), group cohesiveness, self-esteem, and an internal health locus of control were negatively related to absenteeism, and that sex (female) and prior absenteeism were positively related to absenteeism Job satisfaction, job level, and age did not predict absenteeism Hierarchical regression analyses revealed that prior absenteeism, group cohesiveness, and an internal health locus of control accounted for unique variance in absenteeism

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  • prior absenteeism & group cohesiveness & health locus of control & other factors, prediction of absenteeism, manufacturing plant employees with mean age of 34 yrs, longitudinal study

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  • Robert T. Keller

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