Transition--ready or not: The aging of America's work force

Crampton, Suzanne; Hodge, John
June 1996
Public Personnel Management;Summer96, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p243
Academic Journal
Examines how to maximize the positives of the aging of America's work force and modify or reduce any negatives. Factors that contributed to a shortage of younger workers and an increase in the number of Americans in the older age brackets; Incentives that might keep a person at work past retirement age; Issues and implications for organizations; Historical and legislative climate.


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