Managing performance and absence

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


The main objectives of this chapter are:
- to describe the relevance and development of performance management;
- to define performance management and describe its application as a management intervention for improving organizational performance;
- to examine how performance management systems operate;
- to critically assess the purpose and effectiveness of performance management arrangements;
- to account for the salience of employee absence as a performance issue and examine how it is managed in organizations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHuman Resource Management
EditorsSarah Gilmore, Steve Williams
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)9780199605484
Publication statusPublished - 6 Dec 2012


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