Previous Chapter Chapter 13: Demographic Challenges for Human Resource Management: Implications from Management and Psychological Theories Next Chapter

Birgit Verworn, Christiane Hipp & Doreen Weber

In: The SAGE Handbook of Aging, Work and Society

Chapter 13: Demographic Challenges for Human Resource Management: Implications from Management and Psychological Theories

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

Demographic Challenges for Human Resource Management: Implications from Management and Psychological Theories
Demographic challenges for human resource management: Implications from management and psychological theories
BirgitVerworn, ChristianeHipp and DoreenWeber
Introduction

The world's population is aging rapidly, and due to this demographic change, the personnel structure in organizations will change considerably over the next decades (Verworn and Hipp, 2009). Furthermore, organizations may be confronted with skill shortages and the loss of knowledge due to the mass retirement of the baby-boom generation (Buyens et al., 2009). Human Resource Management (HRM), therefore, is facing challenges in the areas of employability and motivation, strategic human resource planning, recruitment, retirement and knowledge management (Claes and Heymans, 2008; Gellert and Kuipers, 2008; Inceoglu et al., 2009; Korff et al., 2009). There is little managerial experience ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Login

Don’t know how to login?

Click here for free trial login.

Back to Top

Copy and paste the following HTML into your website