Fragmented Horizons by Mario Enrique

From Presenteeism to Embodied Present

Although presenteeism is commonly defined as “the act of attending work while sick,” in this chapter we are going to look at another interpretation unrelated to being sick that is gaining interest in organizational science. If you’re absent at work, there’s no confusion about whether you’re there or not, and if you go to work when you should be home mending your health, it’s based on a conscious decision. But if you’re at your job in a state of…