Do Demographic Changes also Affect Our Views of Work?

  • Edith Perlebach


Are fears justified that aging workforces brought about by the change in demographic structure could lead to a loss of innovative capability? Can such a development be countered by opportunities for Lifelong Learning? Do opportunities for continuing education and training within the working process increase the chances of being able to realize innovative capability among aging workforces as well? Tarja Tikkanen examines these questions and shows that, despite numerous studies, the value of experiences and knowledge gained do not provide any satisfactory answers to these questions.


Demographic Change Social Market Economy Innovative Capability Baby Boomer Generation Temporary Agency Worker 
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