Knowledge creation, transfer and retention: the case of intergenerational cooperation Online publication date: Mon, 09-Jun-2014
by Katarina Babnik; Nada Trunk Širca
International Journal of Innovation and Learning (IJIL), Vol. 15, No. 4, 2014
Abstract: Intergenerational cooperation is an important source of individual learning, and a vehicle for creation, transfer and retention of organisational knowledge. This paper presents and describes a theoretical model of intergenerational cooperation in organisations that emphasises the cultural and institutional determinants of such age management practices. On the societal level it identifies four determinants: national legislation, prevalence of intergenerational cooperation programs in different areas of social life, higher educational system and institutions, and societal culture. All the aforementioned variables have an interrelated impact on organisational leadership and management, HRM systems and organisational culture that promote intergenerational activities.
Online publication date: Mon, 09-Jun-2014
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