Human Resource Management in Ageing Societies

Perspectives from Japan and Germany

  • Harald Conrad
  • Viktoria Heindorf
  • Franz Waldenberger

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About this book


Japan and Germany have faced very similar challenges, namely ageing populations, changing employment structures, and globalization. This book explores the demographic challenges for human resource management and labour market policies in Germany and Japan and how public and company policies in both countries deal with these challenges.


globalization health promotion HRM Human Capital human resource management management

Editors and affiliations

  • Harald Conrad
    • 1
  • Viktoria Heindorf
    • 2
  • Franz Waldenberger
    • 2
  1. 1.School of East Asian StudiesUniversity of SheffieldUK
  2. 2.Japan Center and the Faculty of BusinessMunich UniversityGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Business & Management Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35384-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-58275-0
  • About this book