Human Resource Management in Ageing Societies: Perspectives from Japan and Germany by Harald ConradHuman Resource Management in Ageing Societies: Perspectives from Japan and Germany by Harald Conrad

Human Resource Management in Ageing Societies: Perspectives from Japan and Germany

byHarald Conrad

Hardcover | November 3, 2008

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Japan and Germany have faced very similar challenges, namely ageing populations, changing employment structures, and globalization. This book explores the demographic challenges for human resource management and labour market policies in Germany and Japan and how public and company policies in both countries deal with these challenges.
Harald Conrad is Sasakawa Lecturer in Japan's Economy and Management at the School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield. Uschi Backes-Gellner is Professor at the Institute for Strategy and Business Economics, University of Zurich. Marjaana Gunkel is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Management, Otto-von-Guer...
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Title:Human Resource Management in Ageing Societies: Perspectives from Japan and GermanyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:November 3, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230515452

ISBN - 13:9780230515451

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Table of Contents

Demographic Challenges for Human Resource Management Practices and Labour Market Policies in Japan and Germany - An Overview; H. Conrad, V. Heindorf & F. Waldenberger Aging Workforces and Challenges to Human Resource Management in German Firms; U. Backes-Gellner & S. Veen Pensions and Labour Market Reforms for the Ageing Society; A. Seike Effects of Institutions on Human Capital Investment: A Comparison of Policies in Japan, Germany and the USA; B. Wolff, M. Gunkel & S. Wenzke Labour, Income and Poverty among Elderly Japanese; I. Ohashi The Employment of Older Workers in Japanese Firms: Empirical Evidence From Micro Data; Y. Higuchi & I. Yamamoto Effects of Support Measures on Employment of Elderly People in Japan; J. Nakamura Ergonomic Design and Intervention Strategies in Health Promotion for Ageing Workforces; H. Luczak & M. C. Stemann The Performance-based Salary System and Personnel Management Reforms in Japan; K. Nakamura Paradigm Changes in Labour Market Policies for Older Workers in Germany - Background Factors and Recent Developments; G. Naegele Towards 'Ageless' Employment Policies - A Union's Experience of the Extension of the Mandatory Retirement Age; N. Shintani