Managing An Age Diverse Workforce

Hardcover | January 15, 2011

EditorShaun Tyson, Emma Parry

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Unique in the multiple approaches that it encompasses, this book includes discussions of both older and younger workers, employer and employee perspectives, generational and age diversity and international comparisons. It includes both conceptual argument and empirical research in order to provide insights into this important area.

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Unique in the multiple approaches that it encompasses, this book includes discussions of both older and younger workers, employer and employee perspectives, generational and age diversity and international comparisons. It includes both conceptual argument and empirical research in order to provide insights into this important area.

EMMA PARRY is a Senior Research Fellow at Cranfield School of Management, UK. One of her main research interests is in age and generational diversity. She has numerous publications in these areas and regularly speaks at academic and practitioner conference on these topics.  SHAUN TYSON is Emeritus Professor of HRM at Cranfield Univers...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.88 × 5.63 × 0.93 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230240933

ISBN - 13:9780230240933

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Table of Contents

Introduction; E.Parry & S.Tyson
PART I: THE IMPORTANCE OF AGE DIVERSITY
The Business Case for an Age-diverse Workforce; D.Buttigieg
Age Discrimination and the Law: Forging the Way Ahead; J.Herring
PART II: THE NATURE OF AGE AND AGE DIVERSITY
Situating Age (in) Equality Within the Paradigm and Practices of Diversity Management; K.Riach
The Relationship between Gender and Age; W.Loretto & S.Vickerstaff
The Prism of Age: Managing Age in the 21st Century Workplace; M.Pitt-Catsoupes, C.Matz-Costa & M.Brown
The Impact of Generational Diversity on People Management; E.Parry & P.Urwin
PART III: THE EMPLOYEE'S PERSPECTIVE
Ageism and Age Discrimination: The Experience and Perceptions of Older Employees; F.Carmichael, C.Hulme, L.Porcellato, B.Ingham & A.Prashar
The Role of Age in Career Progression: Motivation and Barriers to Fulfilment in Older Employees; D.Bown Wilson
Younger Academics Expectations about Work and Future Employers; W.Mayrhofer, O.Nordhang & C.Obeso
PART IV: THE EMPLOYER'S PERSPECTIVE ON MANAGING AN AGE-DIVERSE WORKFORCE
Extending Working Life: The Retention of Older Workers; V.Beck
The Importance of 'teaching old dogs new tricks': Training and Learning Opportunities for Older Workers; A.Felstead
Health and Well-being in Older Workers: Capacity Change with Age; S.Harper
PART V: MANAGING AN AGE-DIVERSE WORKFORCE ACROSS NATIONAL CONTEXTS
The Impact of National Context on Managing Age Diversity: The Case of the UK and Germany; M.Müller-Camen, M.Flynn & H.Schroder
Working Longer in National Contexts: Comparing Japan and the United States; M.Higo & J.Lee