The key research issues arising from an ageing workforce

Khan, Hafiz T. A. (2015) The key research issues arising from an ageing workforce. In: 2nd International Conference on Economic Sciences and Business Administration (ICESBA), 20-21 Nov 2015, Bucharest, Romania. . [Conference or Workshop Item]


The aim of this keynote speech in the 2nd ICESBA conference is to highlight on the key research issues arising from an ageing workforce. The talk explores the trends and patterns of ageing workforce across the globe. Moreover, it identifies important issues related to an ageing workforce for a better and sustainable economic development. The talk is based on existing literature and author’s research works on living longer, job satisfaction, and quality of life. Finally, analysing all available facts and figures, the following statements are identified:
i) Some workforce sectors are largely affected by an ageing population.
ii) As the baby-boomers age, the working-age of population is being changed.
iii) Skilled labour shortage in labour-market is one of the key determinants of increasing number of ageing workforce.
iv) Continuous training is needed for upskilling older workforce.
v) Managing work with chronic illness and dementia is an important issue.
vi) There will be pressure on existing pension and healthcare expenditure.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations
A. > School of Health and Education
A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
A. > School of Law > Social Policy Research Centre
Item ID: 18491
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Depositing User: Hafiz Khan
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2015 10:31
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2017 10:47

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