Cover of: Managing older workers | Gordon F. Shea

Managing older workers

overcoming myths and stereotypes
  • 68 Pages
  • 2.82 MB
  • 1848 Downloads
  • English
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Crisp Publications , Menlo Park, Calif
Older people -- Employment., Personnel manage
StatementGordon F. Shea.
SeriesA Fifty-minute series book, Fifty-minute series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.O44 S48 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 68 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1745051M
ISBN 101560521821
LC Control Number92054364
OCLC/WorldCa29294993

“In an eye-opening book called Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order (Harvard Business Review Press), Peter Cappelli and Bill Novelli write that many companies are reluctant to hire or retain older workers — even though evidence shows that “on virtually every dimension that is relevant to employers, older workers Cited by: Provide different benefits: Tailor benefits—such as elder-care insurance programs or discount medication—to older workers’ interests.

Drawing on research in management, psychology, and other disciplines, Managing the Older Worker reveals who your older workers are, what they want, and how to manage them for maximum value.

Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order - Kindle edition by Cappelli, Peter, Novelli, Bill. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order/5(7). LINDSEY POLLAK: My initial reaction is this is a person who is not necessarily dealing with a young person managing older workers, but someone who has really never managed people before.

Managing someone older than you, seems to touch a very raw nerve. And there can be a high level of distrust on either side. So how can managers get the best out of their older workers.

Getting the best out of older workers. In most circumstances, older. In a great book Managing the Older Worker, authors Cappelli and Novelli start out by debunking some of the common myths that abound about older workers. For example, myths such as older workers will not stay as long (their turnover rate is actually lower than younger workers); older workers will have less physical and mental ability (the /5(2).

The strength of the book is the series of provocative issues it raises. Practitioners can read it and decide if their businesses are positioned to better manage older workers and increase performance.

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Companies that are good candidates to benefit from older workers are: those that face workforce shortages, are in customer services, sell to.

As we learned in our research for our book, Managing the Older Worker, people who are 65 today have about the same risk of mortality or serious illness. In their book Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order, co-authors Cappelli and Georgetown's Bill Novelli (who used to be CEO of the AARP) argue that older.

Cappelli: The part of this book that is unique is that it calls attention to the whole issue of younger supervisors managing older workers. Awareness of the issue is a big point. Awareness of the. And when you think about managing older workers with younger supervisors, of course, that’s not true.

That was Peter Cappelli, Professor at the Wharton School. The book is Managing the Older. "In an eye-opening book called Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order (Harvard Business Review Press), Peter Cappelli and Bill Novelli write that many companies are reluctant to hire or retain older workers -- even though evidence shows that "on virtually every dimension that is relevant to employers, older workers /5(6).

"In an eye-opening book called Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order (Harvard Business Review Press), Peter Cappelli and Bill Novelli write that many companies are reluctant to hire or retain older workers -- even though evidence shows that "on virtually every dimension that is relevant to employers, older workers come out ahead of /5(5).

Your organization needs older workers more than ever: They transfer knowledge between generations, transmit your company's values to new hires, make excellent mentors for younger employees, and provide a "just in time" workforce for special projects.

Yet more of these workers are reporting to people younger than they are. This presents unfamiliar challenges that--if.

Editorial Reviews. In an eye-opening book called Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order (Harvard Business Review Press), Peter Cappelli and Bill Novelli write that many companies are reluctant to hire or retain older workers — even though evidence shows that “on virtually every dimension that is relevant to Pages: 6 Tips for Working for a Much Younger Boss power struggle between younger bosses and older workers in my book Love Your the boss and.

Managing older workers: company policies and attitudes: a research report from the Conference Board. [Shirley Hoffman Rhine] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create. Book: The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace by Lindsey Pollak — “While some companies are embracing the intergenerational mix, most organizations are struggling to appeal to all generations of employees at once.

Today’s employers say they want people with experience but complain that experienced workers are. TY - BOOK. T1 - Managing Older Workers. AU - Beck, Vanessa. AU - Williams, Glynne. PY - Y1 - M3 - Commissioned report. BT - Managing Older Workers. Almost three-quarters of workers 55 and older report to younger bosses, according to the new book The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace.

Just like racial, ethnic and gender diversity, age diversity can create strong results when managed effectively.

More than half of older workers are forced out of a job before they intend to retire, and even if they find work again, 9 in 10 never match their prior earnings, according to AARP. We're already seeing the impact of coronavirus on the labor force, with a record-breaking number of unemployment claims in recent weeks.

This page offers a compilation of resources to assist HR professionals in working effectively with older workers.

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Look for more information throughout the year as additional resources are added. Managing Someone Older Than You The book launched on CBS This Morning in and became an Amazon bestseller.

John was also named one of the Top 50 Influencers on Aging for by PBS/Next. Many older workers are convinced that age discrimination is a major factor in hiring, promotion, layoffs.

But is it mostly just in their head, or is age discrimination real. According to Peter Cappelli, Wharton professor and coauthor of Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order, "age discrimination is certainly Author: Allan Hoving. These days, it’s entirely possible for someone in their 30s to oversee people 10 or 20 years older, though it’s often met with tension.

Effective leadership doesn't have a minimum age requirement, but tact is especially important in such situations. The older crew doesn’t want to be bossed around by someone younger, while the young go-getters grapple with how to establish.

Managing older workers: does it require a different approach.

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Managing older workers does not require a hugely different approach from managing young people. But some younger managers still find the prospect daunting.

So they do their best to avoid it. And, the biggest concern employers’ express about hiring older workers is that there will. - Provide different benefits: Tailor benefits--such as elder-care insurance programs or discount medication--to older workers' interests.

Drawing on research in management, psychology, and other disciplines, Managing the Older Worker reveals who your older workers are, what they want, and how to manage them for maximum : $   Synopsis book Your organization needs older workers more than ever: They transfer knowledge between generations, transmit your company's values to new hires, make excellent mentors for younger employees, and provide a "just in time" workforce for special more of these workers are reporting to people younger than they are.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shea, Gordon F., Managing older workers. Menlo Park, Calif.: Crisp Publications, © (OCoLC) 7 Tips for Hiring Older Workers: What Older Workers Bring to the Table Another value Home Depot and big companies such as H&R Block have recognized is the knowledge that older workers : Kay Mcfadden.

Negative stereotyping and inaccurate beliefs about older workers lead many (mainly young) managers and organizations to consider older workers as less productive. The frictions may be aggravated by new technology and work patterns that mix workers of different ages in ever-changing teams.

Baby Boomers, born between andare competitive and think workers should pay their dues, workplace consultants say.

Gen Xers, born between andare more likely to be skeptical and independent-minded.Resources for clinicians, older adults and families. Institute for Disaster Mental Health. COVID Managing stress in this anxious time (PDF, KB) The Institute for Disaster Mental Health at the State University of New York at New Paltz provides practical tips for coping with the stress brought on by the pandemic.