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Organisation Tools

By |2019-10-27T14:15:15+08:00October 27th, 2019|

Reporting tools CEPAR has a range of reporting tools for participating organisations. Participants are given real-time access to rich data on their workforce and organisational policies, as well as survey data and intervention data. More tools are currently in development. Survey Feedback Platform The M-WOS survey is conducted in [...]

Age Diversity Management Model

By |2019-10-26T13:06:20+08:00October 26th, 2019|

CEPAR's Age Diversity Management Model, developed by Prof Sharon Parker and Dr Daniela Andrei at Curtin University, categorises the key ingredients necessary for managing an age-diverse workforce. These ingredients are explained below:

Research News: Effects of early retirement policy changes

By |2019-10-21T15:33:33+08:00October 21st, 2019|

Effects of Early Retirement Policy Changes on Working until Retirement: Natural Experiment Boot, C.R.; Scharn, M.; van der Beek, A.J.; Andersen, L.L.; Elbers, C.T.; Lindeboom, M. Effects of Early Retirement Policy Changes on Working until Retirement: Natural Experiment. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2019, 16, 3895. Many European countries have implemented [...]

Research news: future selves | gender | leveraging older workers

By |2019-10-21T15:04:38+08:00September 18th, 2019|

Research news: Employees’ perceptions of their future | Gendered ageism | Leveraging mature workers Occupational Future Time Perspective: A Meta-Analysis of Antecedents and Outcomes Rudolph, C., Kooij, D., Rauvola, R., & Zacher, H. (2018). Occupational future time perspective: A meta‐analysis of antecedents and outcomes. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 39(2), 229–248. https://doi.org/10.1002/job.2264 Occupational future [...]

Research news: older worker precarity; ageism in the labour market

By |2019-09-06T17:10:06+08:00September 6th, 2019|

Understanding Older Worker Precarity Lain, D. et al (2019). Understanding Older Worker Precarity: The Intersecting Domains of Jobs, Households and the Welfare State. Ageing & Society, 39, 2219–2241 doi:10.1017/S0144686X18001253 We argue that many older workers, not just those in ‘precarious jobs’, feel a sense of ‘onto- logical precarity’. Pressures to work longer, [...]

Include, Individualize, and Integrate: Organizational Meta-strategies for Mature Workers

By |2019-09-05T06:55:25+08:00September 4th, 2019|

Include, Individualize, and Integrate: Organizational Meta-strategies for Mature Workers Sharon K Parker,  Daniela M Andrei Work, Aging and Retirement, waz009, https://doi.org/10.1093/workar/waz009 Published: 2 September 2019 Abstract In this commentary, we synthesize the literature on mature workers in organizations to support the development of an intervention-focused research program. We identify 3 broad approaches, or [...]

3 strategies to help harness the benefits of a mature workforce

By |2019-09-06T16:47:10+08:00September 4th, 2019|

3 strategies to help harness the benefits of a mature workforce New Curtin University-led research has identified how organisations can overcome the so-called ‘challenge’ of Australia’s ageing workforce in order to reap the benefits of an age diverse workforce. The research, published in Work, Ageing and Retirement, identified three types of strategies, known [...]