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Introduction: Demographic Change and Its Implications

  • Barbara Marina Covarrubias Venegas
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Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

Abstract

This chapter sets out the problem statement concerning demographic change and its implications. Particular emphasis is given to explain the significance and purpose of this study, namely the consequences of demographic change for organisations. Although the context of this study is Austria, all reasoning is elaborated from both the global and Austrian perspectives. Sub-chapters discuss ageing in light of EUROPE 2020 and Lifelong Learning Strategy as well as ageing in an organisational context. Finally, the pivotal role of Human Resource Management is discussed.

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  • Barbara Marina Covarrubias Venegas
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  1. 1.Department of ManagementUniversity of Applied Sciences for Management & CommunicationViennaAustria

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