ERIC Number: ED391966
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Aging and Competition: Rebuilding the U.S. Workforce.
Auerbach, James A., Ed.; Welsh, Joyce C., Ed.
This book contains eight papers presented at a symposium on the process of redefining the relationships between business and older workers and how older workers might enhance U.S. competitiveness, now and in the future. The book includes an introduction by U.S. Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich and an overview, "U.S. Competitiveness and the Aging Workforce: Toward Organizational and Institutional Change" (Rosabeth Moss Kanter). The following papers are included: "Business Restructuring and the Aging Workforce" (Michael Useem); "The New Workplace and Older Workers" (Douglas T. Hall, Philip H. Mirvis); "Developing the New Competitive Workforce" (Anthony P. Carnevale, Susan Carol Stone); "A Corporate Perspective on Competitiveness and Aging Workers" (Harold J. Tragash); "Understanding Labor Markets and Productive Activity through Race and Gender" (Barbara R. McIntosh); "Workforce Personality and the New Information Age Workplace" (Michael J. Driver); "A New Social Contract" (Ray Marshall); and "Aging and Competition" A Policy Action Agenda" (James A. Auerbach, Joyce C. Welsh). The book contains 178 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Economic Development, Employment Practices, Futures (of Society), Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Older Workers, Organizational Change, Policy Formation, Public Policy
National Planning Association, 1424 16th Street, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036 ($17.50).
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council on the Aging, Inc., Washington, DC.; National Planning Association, Washington, DC.
Note: Papers presented at a National Council on the Aging-National Planning Association symposium (Washington, DC, June 1993).