An exploration of anomia as origin of work absence.

  title={An exploration of anomia as origin of work absence.},
  author={Pablo Zoghbi-Manrique-de-Lara and Agust{\'i}n S{\'a}nchez-Medina},
  volume={52 1},
BACKGROUND Although it also portrays a loss of function in psychology, in this context the term anomia (from the Greek, an-: absence, and -nomos: law) is used to describe a sociological phenomenon that can lead individuals to misbehave due to feelings of valuelessness and cynicism resulting from a lack of integration in social life (Srole, 1956). OBJECTIVE Previous research has neglected anomia as part of the origin of employee work absence. This study tests the association between anomia and… CONTINUE READING

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