International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management (IJHRDM)

International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management

2009 Vol.9 No.2/3

Special Issue on the Ageing Workforce and HRM – Challenges, Chances, Perspectives

Guest Editors: Florian Kohlbacher, Wolfgang H. Güttel and Beate Haltmeyer


Pages Title and author(s)

Academic Papers

124-148Strategies against competency obsolescence: the case of R&D-intensive organisations
Wolfgang H. Guttel, Stefan Konlechner, Florian Kohlbacher, Beate Haltmeyer
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023449
149-161Changing workforce demographics: strategies derived from the resource-based view of HRM
Birgit Verworn, Doreen Schwarz, Cornelius Herstatt
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023450
162-179HRM and the employment of older workers: Germany and Britain compared
Heike Schroder, Dirk Hofacker, Michael Muller-Camen
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023451
180-197Does the ageing workforce hamper the innovativeness of firms? (No) evidence from Germany
Birgit Verworn, Christiane Hipp
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023452
198-222Individual competencies that older workers use in successfully adapting during their careers
J. Barton Cunningham, Bryan Sweet
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023453
223-249HR practices as predictors for knowledge sharing and innovative behaviour: a focus on age
Floor Slagter
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023454

Practitioner Papers

250-274The coming leadership gap: an exploration of competencies that will be in short supply
Steven B. Wolff, Ruth Wageman, Mary Fontaine
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023455
275-293Enterprises face the ageing demographic: some options to overcome demographic challenges in a multinational company
Anette Kuebler, Peter Mertens, Steve Russell, Robert E. Tevis
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023456

Think Pieces

294-299Reducing risk: building the business case for investing in knowledge retention
David W. DeLong
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023457
300-304The Leaving Expert Debriefing to fight the retirement wave of the ageing workforce
Josef Hofer-Alfeis
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023458
305-311How Hewlett-Packard minimises knowledge loss
Birgit Gotthart, Gita Haghi
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023459
312-315An ageing workforce: a major challenge to German SMEs
Frank Leyhausen
DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2009.023460