The credibility gap: Age does matter

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Title The credibility gap: Age does matter
Author Shacklock, Kate Herring
Publication Title ANZAM Conference proceedings
Editor Dr Lynne Bennington
Year Published 2002
Place of publication Melbourne
Publisher ANZAM
Abstract A review of the literature about Australia's ageing workforce shows significant research into the changing demographics, and predictions of the need to employ more older workers to fill the ranks. Older workers are clearly valued by employers for their reliability, experience, and low turnover. A summary of this is provided. However, older workers still do not get hired. There is a credibility gap between what employers say they believe, and how they act. Reasons for this are posited, and suggestions made for further research.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Copyright Statement Copyright 2002 Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management. The attached file is posted here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher, for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. Use hypertext link for access to publisher's website.
ISBN 0-9750166-0-1
Conference name ANZAM 2002 Conference
Location Beechworth, Victoria
Date From 2002-12-04
Date To 2002-12-07
Date Accessioned 2003-03-28
Language en_AU
Subject PRE2009-Human Resources Management
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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