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Active Ageing: extending good practice on age management policies and practices in small and medium sized companies and organisations.

Fuertes, Vanesa, Egdell, Valerie, McQuaid, Ronald W and Guest, Paul (2011) Active Ageing: extending good practice on age management policies and practices in small and medium sized companies and organisations. Project Report. the European Community Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity - PROGRESS, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Submitted)

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    Abstract/Description

    The Social Experimentation for Active Ageing (hereafter referred to as Active Ageing) project involved the identification of good age management practice, supporting and encouraging employers (SMEs) in Edinburgh, participating in this European funded project, involving 4 European regions, to introduce such practices in the areas of recruitment, retention and retirement.

    In a bid to present common pilot and evaluation findings, for the project, contributions from the Employment Research Institute at Edinburgh Napier University (responsible for undertaking initial baseline research and stakeholder interviews; developing and implementing the local pilot; development of the tools and methodology; data collection and data analysis; and reporting on measurable change) and Paul Guest (an independent consultant, contracted to undertake local evaluation) are brought together in a single report.

    Report content, findings and conclusions are expected to prompt and promote discussion amongst local stakeholders, in particular those working to improve and enhance the social and economic status of older people in the labour market.

    This project, was led jointly by the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and the Local Urban Development European Network - LUDEN.

    Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Ageing; age management; SME's; Active Ageing Project; labour market;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Employment Research Institute
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 302 Social interaction
    300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 331 Labor economics
    Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
    Item ID: 5386
    Depositing User: Ms Vanessa Fuertes
    Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2012 14:45
    Last Modified: 14 Jun 2012 14:45
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5386

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