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

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331.398 SHEo
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Length:
238 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher:
Westport, Conn.: Praeger
Year:
2006
ISBN-ISSN:
0275987019
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Books
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1
Abstract:
This book tackles the issue of the aging workforce head on, taking into account both the organization's/manager's point of view and the older employee's point of view. The authors consider the broad demographic trends that are changing the makeup of organizations, and then provide specific approaches for managers to adopt in order to ensure that older employees are engaged and challenged while contributing to the company's bottom line. It consider such topics as: what motivates older workers, the impact of technology on older worker training, and career trends in the health, education, and retail sectors. They showcase pioneering efforts in multi-generational work at such organizations as AES Corporation and the U.S. Coast Guard, and they offer a variety of checklists and other interactive and diagnostic elements to guide managers. The book concludes with information on the legal aspects of older worker employment, along with resources for both managers and older employees.
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