, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 421-425

Older workers: a suitable case for circles?

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Abstract

The article considers relations between the generations, with particular attention given to older workers, who also face the pressures of responsibilities to both parents and children. The situations in Norway and the UK are compared. The case is made for support structures, such as senior quality circles, at the threshold between employment and retirement.

An earlier version of this article appeared in “Older Workers in a Sustainable Society,” edited by Richard Ennals and Robert Salomon, Peter Lang, Frankfurt 2011.