By Christopher M. Schlick, Ekkehart Frieling, Jürgen Wegge (auth.), Christopher Marc Schlick, Ekkehart Frieling, Jürgen Wegge (eds.)

The disproportionate getting older of the inhabitants of operating age in lots of countries around the globe is a different incidence within the heritage of humankind. within the gentle of demographic switch, it really is turning into more and more vital to strengthen and use the potential for older staff.

This edited quantity Age-differentiated paintings Systems offers a last record on a six-year precedence application funded through the German examine starting place (DFG) and provides chosen learn findings of 17 interdisciplinary undertaking groups. the assumption is that it'll serve either as a reference ebook and assessment of the present kingdom of study in ergonomics, occupational psychology and comparable disciplines. It offers new types, tools, and tactics for studying and designing age-differentiated paintings platforms with the purpose of helping material specialists from varied parts of their judgements on exertions and employment guidelines. for that reason over forty laboratory experiments concerning 2,000 contributors and 50 box experiences regarding over 25,000 staff have been conducted.

Further targets of the edited quantity have been to supply a pluridisciplinary compilation of the wide details bought over the six-year software interval, to demonstrate the diversity of the examine box, and to show an built-in knowing of age-differentiated paintings platforms to readers.

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M. Schlick et al. , car production, administration). A new training course for supervisors was designed and evaluated on the basis of these findings. The chapter describes the proposed model and training course, summarizes the main results, and outlines future research and practical implications. 5. The project conducted by the University of Münster (headed by Professor Guido Hertel) opens the fourth level. In this project age-related differences in work motivation and in control strategies while pursuing career goals were examined.

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30 T. Zwick et al. The data set therefore has the advantage that information on establishments from all economic sectors and the structure of their employees can be captured over time. We restrict our analysis to profit oriented enterprises with easily measureable output (and therefore exclude public administration enterprises, agriculture, banks and insurances). In addition, the individual information such as wage and age is drawn from administrative sources and is therefore practically free of measurement errors.

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