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

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Eleanna Galanaki

Athens University of Economics and Business

Emma Parry

Cranfield School of Management

Ilona Bučiūnienė

ISM University of Management and Economics

Leda Panayotopoulou

Athens University of Economics and Business

Date Written: December 15, 2018

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Galanaki, Eleanna and Parry, Emma and Bučiūnienė, Ilona and Panayotopoulou, Leda, Demographic Challenges for Management: Fad or Reality? (December 15, 2018). 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. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3351402 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3351402

Eleanna Galanaki (Contact Author)

Athens University of Economics and Business ( email )

Athens
Greece
+30 210 8203473 (Phone)

Emma Parry

Cranfield School of Management ( email )

United Kingdom

Ilona Bučiūnienė

ISM University of Management and Economics ( email )

Ausros vartu str.7A
Vilnius, LT-01304
Lithuania

Leda Panayotopoulou

Athens University of Economics and Business ( email )

76 Patission Street
Athens, 104 34
Greece

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