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The older worker advantage : making the most of our aging workforce

Author: Gordon F Shea; Adolf Haasen
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How organisations can benefit by investing in older workers? This book tackles related issues head on, taking into account both the organisation's or manager's point of view, and the older employee's  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon F Shea; Adolf Haasen
ISBN: 0275987019 9780275987015
OCLC Number: 60839354
Description: 238 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Changing perspectives on older workers, workplaces and organizational cultures --
The demographic imperatives --
The evolving meaning of retirement --
Shedding common assumptions, myths and stereotypes about older employees --
The value of experience --
A real-life perspective : senior citizens only : the world of Vita Needle Company --
Successful safety, health and wellness partnerships --
Training and education : an executive perspective : new ideas from AES Corporation --
Building motivation and morale --
Appraising older employee performance : a real-life perspective : establishing a new performance management system at the U.S. Coast Guard --
Ensuring job success for the older employee --
Developing productive work teams --
Overcoming low individual and work group productivity --
Creating alternative work programs and flexible benefits for older employees --
Conclusion : keeping pace with changes in the workforce.
Responsibility: Gordon F. Shea and Adolf Haasen.
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"Drawing upon current international research, Shea and Haasen dispel some common myths that contribute to age discrimination and argue for the relevance of such qualities as life experience and Read more...

 
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