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Table Of Contents

List of Contributors
Foreword, by Richard Suzman
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Emerging Challenges for Organizations and Older Workers in the Twenty-first Century
Part I: Employment Patterns and Demographics
Chapter 1. Institutional and Individual Responses to Structural Lag: The Changing Patterns of Work at Older Ages
Chapter 2. Caregiving and Employment
Chapter 3. Aging and Work: An International Perspective
Part II: Implications of an Aging Workforce
Chapter 4. The Politics of Work and Aging: Public Policy for the New Elders
Chapter 5. Implications of an Aging Workforce: An Industry Perspective
Part III: The Changing Nature of Jobs
Chapter 6. Trends in Job Demands and the Implications for Older Workers
Chapter 7. Telework and Older Workers
Chapter 8. Collaborative Work: What's Age Got to Do with It?
Chapter 9. The Issues and Opportunities of Entrepreneurship after Age 50
Part IV: Work Performance Issues
Chapter 10. Managers' Attitudes toward Older Workers: A Review of the Evidence
Chapter 11. Work and Older Adults: Motivation and Performance
Chapter 12. Skill Acquisition in Older Adults: Psychological Mechanisms
Chapter 13. Preparing Organizations and Workers for Current and Future Employment: Training and Retraining
Chapter 14. Age and Performance Measures of Knowledge-Based Work: A Cognitive Perspective
Part V: Workplace and Ergonomic Issues
Chapter 15. Ergonomic Design of Workplaces for the Aging Population
Chapter 16. Safety and Health Issues for an Aging Workforce
Chapter 17. Work Organization and Health in an Aging Workforce: Observations from the NIOSH Quality of Life Survey
Chapter 18. Health Promotion and Wellness Programs for Older Workers
Conclusion. Synthesis and Future Directions
Index

Aging and Work
Issues and Implications in a Changing Landscape
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Publication Date: 1 Oct 2009
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 456 pages
Illustrations: 3 halftones, 43 line drawings
ISBN: 9780801892738