SHU Investigates Absenteeism in the Workplace

Academic Research Project Drive is investigating the growing challenge of absenteeism in Luxembourg.

Academic Research Project Drive, led by SHU Professor Marcus Mueller, is investigating the growing challenge of absenteeism in Luxembourg.AdobeStock_32026393_WM In co-operation with FEDIL, LuxCos were invited to a series of presentations outlining project objectives, methodology and benefits to companies.

Several companies have registered their interest so far. Data collection started in Oct 2015 with close to 2,000 Lux employees having filled out surveys (online + paper in three languages, En, Fr,De) so far.

For this project, SHU Luxembourg is collaborating with Sunshine Coast University (Australia), Universite de Trois Rivieres a Montreal in Canada, and, for the theoretical & methodological background, University of Rochester in the US.

First results including concrete directions for personal & organizational change and development not only targeting absenteeism but also  engagement, health and safety are expected for the end of 2016.