Mature workers news round up – September 2021

By |2021-10-26T07:54:04+08:00September 22nd, 2021|

Editor's picks Latest news from around the world on mature workers for September 2021. UK fuel crisis: Brexit and Covid are hiding the bigger issue behind lorry driver shortage – an ageing workforce The International Longevity Centre-UK said the (Heavy Goods Vehicle) HGV driver shortage was ‘yet another predictable [...]

How do I get organisations to take part in my intervention research? Video available

By |2021-07-07T13:01:34+08:00July 7th, 2021|

Watch the video Speaker: Professor Fabiola Gerpott, CEPAR Associate Investigator, WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany Date: Wednesday, 30 June 2021 Abstract: To establish work practice and policies that promote mature workers’ successful ageing and foster intergenerational knowledge learning in organisations, scholars often want to directly test interventions such as implementing age-specific [...]

Research | Subjective vs chronological age | Motivational effect on retirement plans

By |2021-05-09T18:38:57+08:00May 9th, 2021|

Comparing subjective and chronological age diversity | Older workers’ post-retirement plans depend on type of motivation Comparing subjective and chronological age diversity Florian Kunze  Stephan A. Boehm  Heike Bruch (2021). It matters how old we feel in organizations: Testing a multilevel model of organizational subjective‐age diversity on employee [...]

Research: feelings about age and effective organisations

By |2021-02-11T08:25:10+08:00February 11th, 2021|

These research papers present interesting findings about how people feel about their ages and their effectiveness at work. Feeling out of place: Internalized age stereotypes are associated with older employees’ sense of belonging and social motivation The effect of age on daily positive emotions and work behaviors Age and context effects [...]

Nine dimensions of the Later Life Workplace Index (LLWI)

By |2020-07-02T13:18:58+08:00July 2nd, 2020|

Nine dimensions of the Later Life Workplace Index (LLWI) The Later Life Workplace Index (LLWI) has been developed in Germany as a free tool for de­scri­bing suc­cess­ful working con­di­ti­ons for ol­der em­ployees and to com­pa­re or­ga­nisa­t­i­ons re­gar­ding their prac­tices for an ageing workforce. It can be used by [...]

Research: older workers with chronic health conditions & early retirement

By |2020-06-04T10:56:21+08:00June 4th, 2020|

Why do older workers with chronic health conditions prefer to retire early? Anushiya Vanajan, Ute Bültmann, Kène Henkens (2020). Why do older workers with chronic health conditions prefer to retire early? Age and Ageing, Volume 49, Issue 3, May 2020, 403–410. Background Older workers experiencing chronic health conditions (CHCs) are more [...]

CEPAR to host prestigious USA panel in 2020

By |2019-12-03T13:05:54+08:00December 3rd, 2019|

CEPAR’s team from Curtin University will hold a panel discussion on Effective Management of an Age-Diverse Workforce during the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology conference. The conference will be held in Austin Texas in April 2020. Dr Daniela Andrei and Dr Gigi Petery will moderate the panel discussion with four [...]

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