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The third volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology concentrates on the broader context of IWO psychology and the many factors influencing the adoption and implementation of IWO practices. Chapter topics include perspectives on IWO psychology around the world, organizational and societal considerations. Chapters have been arranged around 8 key themes: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Professional Context: History Part 3: Organizational Capabilities and Context Part 4: Strategic Management Part 5: Triple Bottom Line Part 6: Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues Part 7: Stress, Safety & Health Part 8: Managing Careers and Work Life Volume III offers a comprehensive overview of the field for anyone working in or studying managerial or organizational psychology.

Managing the Aging Workforce
Managing the Aging Workforce
Guido HertelHannes Zacher
Introduction

The unprecedented and rapid aging of populations and workforces in most developed and many developing countries has significant implications for employees, human resource management, organizations, and societies (Carstensen, 2009; Ilmarinen, 2009; Vaupel & Loichinger, 2006). Over the past 15 years, relationships between age and work outcomes have been discussed in several authoritative books (P. M. Bal, Kooij, & Rousseau, 2015; Czaja & Sharit, 2009; Field, Burke, & Cooper, 2013; Finkelstein, Truxillo, Fraccaroli, & Kanfer, 2015; Hedge & Borman, 2012; Shultz & Adams, 2007a), review articles (Bowen, Noack, & Staudinger, 2011; Farr & Ringseis, 2002; Hertel et al., 2013a; Schalk et al., 2010; Truxillo, Cadiz, & Hammer, 2015; Warr, 2001), special issues of organizational psychology journals ...

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