Predicting absenteeism and turnover intentions by past absenteeism and work attitudes: An empirical examination of female employees in long term nursing care facilities

  title={Predicting absenteeism and turnover intentions by past absenteeism and work attitudes: An empirical examination of female employees in long term nursing care facilities},
  author={Aaron Cohen and Ron Golan},
  journal={Career Development International},
  • A. Cohen, R. Golan
  • Published 7 August 2007
  • Business
  • Career Development International
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of prior absenteeism, demographic variables, and work attitudes (job satisfaction, perceptions of health, and work commitments forms) on absenteeism and turnover intentions.Design/methodology/approach – This study is a longitudinal survey. The questionnaire used established scales of the research instruments. The sample was composed of 119 female employees working in five long term nursing facilities in northern Israel.Findings – The… 

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