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Parry, Emma

Managing an Age-Diverse Workforce

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Emma Parry, Shaun Tyson

Part I. The Importance of Age Diversity

2. The Business Case for an Age-diverse Workforce
Donna Buttigieg

3. Age Discrimination and the Law: Forging the Way Ahead
Jonathan Herring

Part II. The Nature of Age and Age Diversity

4. Situating Age (In)equality within the Paradigm and Practices of Diversity Management
Kat Riach

5. The Relationship between Gender and Age
Wendy Loretto, Sarah Vickerstaff

6. The Prism of Age: Managing Age Diversity in the Twenty-First-Century Workplace
Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Christina Matz-Costa, Melissa Brown

7. The Impact of Generational Diversity on People Management
Emma Parry, Peter Urwin

Part III. The Employee’s Perspective

8. Ageism and Age Discrimination: The Experiences and Perceptions of Older Employees
Fiona Carmichael, Claire Hulme, Lorna Porcellato, Barbara Ingham, Arvin Prashar

9. The Role of Age in Career Progression: Motivation and Barriers to Fulfilment in Older Employees
Dianne Bown-Wilson

10. Younger Academics’ Expectations about Work and Future Employers
Wolfgang Mayrhofer, Odd Nordhaug, Carlos Obeso

Part IV. The Employer’s Perspective on Managing an Age-Diverse Workforce

11. Extending Working Life: The Retention of Older Workers
Vanessa Beck

12. The Importance of ‘Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks’: Training and Learning Opportunities for Older Workers
Alan Felstead

13. Health and Well-Being in Older Workers: Capacity Change with Age
Sarah Harper

Part V. Managing an Age-Diverse Workforce Across National Contexts

14. The Impact of National Context on Managing Age Diversity: The Cases of the UK and Germany
Michael Müller-Camen, Matt Flynn, Heike Schroeder

15. Working Longer in National Contexts: Comparing Japan and the United States
Masa Higo, Jungui Lee

Keywords: Social Sciences, Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology, Human Resource Management, Childhood, Adolescence and Society, Demography

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
324 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230299115
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31663-2

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