Demographic Challenges for Management: Fad or Reality?
Galanaki, E., Parry, E., Buciuniene, I, and Panayotopoulou, L. (2019). “Demographic Challenges for Management: Fad or Reality?", Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship, Vol.7, No. 1, Editorial
9 Pages Posted: 3 Apr 2019
Date Written: December 15, 2018
Theory and practice in Human Resource Management (HRM) generally focuses on two levels of analysis: the individual and the organization. However, there is a growing recognition that HRM is manifested within larger environmental settings and several HRM researchers have approached the field with a more macro perspective. For example, some HRM researchers have focused on the effects of the macroeconomic environment (e.g. Gunnigle et al., 2013, Bordogna and Pedersini, 2013); others have focused on the advancement of technology (e.g. Stone et al., 2015); while yet others have focused on the social or institutional setting (e.g. Ashley and Empson, 2013, Brewster et al., 2008, Farndale et al., 2008).
More recently, the macro-level variable of demographics has caught the academic interest of several HRM researchers...
Keywords: generations, aging workforce, migration
JEL Classification: M5, M1,J1
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