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Profiting From Maturity -
The social and economic costs of Mature Age Unemployment, 2000
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Age Limits -
Age related discrimination in employment affecting workers over 45, March 2001
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Retirement In An Era Of Ageing -
The cost impact of the early displacement of people from work, 2001
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The Human Resource Costs And Benefits Of Maintaining An Age Balanced Workforce, 2001
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The Age Chasm - Successfully Managing Age in Your Organisation ’ encourages organisations to take heed of the body of evidence highlighting this growing challenge. It moves beyond realising the risks organisations face to propose a range of practical responses and actions for consideration by all employers.

Work and Ageing In Context In Australia -
A presenters guide, PowerPoint presentations and handouts, October 2002
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Click here to download Presenter's Guide - Part 1 (92kb)
Click here to download Presenter's Guide - Part 2 (268kb)
Click here to download Presenter's Guide - Part 3 (240kb)
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Click here to download the 90 minute Presenters Guide Powerpoint Presentation (544kb)

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Business Work And Ageing-
Human Resource Management Handbook.

This kit is now available.
To order a copy, click here to download the order form (136kb).

Below is a list of contents from the Human Resource Management Book

Introduction

Section 1: An Older Workforce - A Business Reality
Introduction
Changing Demographics and Markets
Age Fiction: The Myths of Work and Ageing
Age and Competitive Advantage
Aligning HR Objectives with Corporate Strategy Exercise

Section 2: Measuring Age in Your Organisation
Introduction
Profiling Age in Your Organisation
Reviewing Age Perspectives within Your Organisation
The Employee Survey

Section 3: Evaluating Your Organisation
Introduction
Ageing in the Organisation Scorecard

Section 4: Innovative Ageing: Strategies and Solutions
Introduction
Strategies and Solutions

Retirement Trends, influences and retention strategies in Australia
Presenters guide, PowerPoint presentation and handouts

Work and Ageing in Australia
An analysis and discussion of the trends and affects of ageing and work in Australia.

Managing the Age of Change a quick guide
Managing the Age of Change a comprehensive Human Resource Management Handbook to assist organisations to design and implement age management policies and practices.
Click here to download "Managing the Age of Change" (240kb)

SELECTED RECENT ACADEMIC AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Books

Frerichs, F. and Taylor, P. (2005) The Greying of the Labour Market: What can Britain and Germany learn from each other?, Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society, London.

Taylor, P. (1998) (ed) Projects Assisting Older Workers in European Countries: A Review of the Findings of Eurowork Age, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Taylor, P. (2002) New Policies for Older Workers, The Policy Press, Bristol. (see http://www.publicnet.co.uk/publicnet/fe030314.htm )

Walker, A. & Taylor, P. (1998) Combating Age Barriers in Employment- a European Portfolio of Good Practice, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Taylor, P. (forthcoming) The Ageing Labour Force: Promises and Prospects, Edward Elgar.

Taylor, P. (forthcoming) Employment Initiatives for an Ageing Workforce: Consolidated Analytical Report, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Taylor, P. Tillsley, C., Beausoleil, J. & Wilson, R. (2000) Factors Affecting Retirement, Department for Education and Employment, London. (see )

Journal articles

Brooke, L. (2003) “Human resource costs and benefits of maintaining a mature-age workforce”, International Journal of Manpower, vol. 24 no. 3, 2003.pp 260-283.

Brooke, L. & Taylor, P. (2005) ‘Older workers and employment: managing age relations’, Ageing and Society, vol. 25, pp. 1-15.

Taylor, P. (2000) ‘New for old – recent developments in public policies towards older workers in the United Kingdom’, Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, vol. 33, pp. 265-270.

Walker, A. & Taylor, P. (2000) ‘Good practice in the employment of older workers in Europe’, Ageing International, vol. 25, no. 3., pp. 62-77.

Taylor, P. (2003) ‘Age, labour market conditions and male suicide rates in selected countries’, Ageing and Society, vol. 23, pp. 25-40.

Taylor, P. (2003) ‘Older workers, employer behaviour and public policy’, The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 553-557.

Taylor, P. (2004) ‘Age and work: international perspectives’, Social Policy and Society, 3: 2, pp. 163-170.

Taylor, P., Encel, S. & Oka, M. (2002) ‘Older workers - trends and prospects’, Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 512-531.

Taylor, P., Oka, M. & Rolland, L. (2004) ‘Work and retirement in the Asia and Oceania region: Perspectives on longer employment and flexible retirement’, Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 4, S190-S193.

Taylor, P., Steinberg, M. & Walley, L. (2000) ‘Mature age employment: Recent developments in public policy in Australia and the UK’, Australasian Journal on Ageing, vol. 19, pp. 125-129.

Taylor, P. & Urwin, P. (1999) ‘Recent trends in economic activity rates among older workers’, Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, vol. 24, no. 4., pp. 551-579

Taylor, P. & Urwin, P. (2001) ‘Age and participation in vocational education and training’, Work, Employment and Society, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 763-779.

Taylor, P. & Walker, A. (1998) ‘Employers and older workers: Attitudes and employment practices’, Ageing and Society, vol. 18, issue 6, pp. 641-658.

Taylor, P. & Walker, A. (1998) ‘Policies and practices towards older workers: A framework for comparative research’, Human Resource Management Journal, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 61-76.

Taylor, P. & Walker, A. (2003) ‘Age discrimination in the labour market and policy responses: The situation in the United Kingdom’, The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 612-624.

Chapters

Brooke, L., & Kendig, H. (2004) “Understanding community nursing for older individuals and carers, in Nursing Older People”. Issues and Innovations, In R. Nay and S. Garrett (Eds.). (2nd Ed). Elsevier: Sydney. pp 103-119.

Kendig, H. & Brooke, L. (1999) “The social context/experience of ageing: Issues for geriatric nursing”. In R. Nay and S. Garrett (Eds.). Nursing older people: Issues and innovations. Sydney, Philadelphia, London: Maclennan + Petty. pp.135-150.

Marshall, V. and Taylor, P. (2005) ‘Restructuring the life course: Work and retirement’, In The Cambridge Handbook of Age and Ageing, Cambridge University Press.

Rolland, L. (2004) ‘The shifting profile of labour supply’, In Australia’s Ageing Population, Growth report 51, Committee for Economic Development Australia, pp. 58-65.

Rolland, L. (2005) ‘Introduction: The drivers for and imperative of lifelong learning’, In Lifelong Learning, Growth report 56, Committee for Economic Development Australia, pp. 8-13.

Taylor, P. (2001) ‘Older workers and the cult of youth: Ageism in public policy’, In Ageism, Work & Employment’ I. Glover & M. Branine (eds), Ashgate.

Taylor, P. (2003) Policy making towards older workers in the United Kingdom, In Buck, H. and Dworschak, B. (eds) Ageing and Work in Europe, Booklet series, Demography and Employment, ISBN 3-8167-6321-9.

Taylor, P. (2003) ‘A New Deal for older workers? The employment situation for older workers in the United Kingdom’, In Maltby T., De Vroom, B., Mirabille M-L .and Overbye E. (eds.) Ageing and Transition to Retirement. A Comparative Analysis of European Welfare States, Ashgate, Aldershot .

Taylor, P. (2005) ‘Ageing and Learning in the European Union’, In Lifelong Learning, Growth report 56, Committee for Economic Development Australia, pp. 72-77.

Taylor, P. (2005) ‘Early exit and marginalisation in the British labour market’, In Guillemard, A-M (ed) The New Face of Welfare, Policy Press. Taylor, P. (forthcoming), ‘Work and Employment: Society’, Encyclopedia of Gerontology, 2nd Edition, Oxford: Elsevier.

Tillsley, C. & Taylor, P. (2001) ‘Developing strategies for managing third age workers’, In Ageism, Work & Employment’ I. Glover & M. Branine (eds), Ashgate.

Reports

Rolland, L. (2003) Learning and Development, disadvantaged older workers, DEST, Canberra.

Rolland, L. (2004) The Age Chasm, Drake White Paper vol. 2, no. 5, Drake International, Melbourne, November.

Rolland, L. (2005) Attraction and retention of older workers in the human service sector, DHSVIC, Victoria.

Taylor, P. (2001) Comparative Policy Approaches Towards Older Workers, Scottish Enterprise,  (http://www.scottishenterprise.com/about/what/research/oldprojects/ )

Taylor, P. (2002) Improving employment opportunities for older workers: Developing a policy framework, Report to the European Commission, Prepared for The Ninth EU-Japan Symposium Improving Employment Opportunities for Older Workers, 21-22 March 2002 in Brussels. (see http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/news/2002/aug/old_en.html )

Taylor, P. (2004) Responding to the Needs of an Ageing Workforce, Report to the Employers’ Association for Local Government and the Cabinet Office.

Taylor, P. (2004) ‘Rural economies: the development of employment and consumption issues among rural older people’, Ageing and the Countryside: Conference Report, London: Age Concern England.

Other

Taylor, P. (2001) ‘Reversing the early retirement trend’, Labour Market Trends, April.

Taylor, P. (2002) ‘Working at the margins: public policy, age, and firms in Japan, Japan Labour Bulletin, vol. 41, no. 8, pp. 13-16.

Taylor, P. (2003) ‘Public policies towards older workers: the UK approach’, The Four Pillars, 32, The Geneva Association, Geneva, pp. 4-7.

Taylor, P. (2003) ‘Introduction: public policy, ageing and work: an international symposium’, Étude et Dossiers, no. 270, The Geneva Association, Geneva, Switzerland, pp. 5-7.

Taylor, P. (2003) ‘From older workers to age diversity: policies on age and employment in the UK’, Étude et Dossiers no. 271, The Geneva Association, Geneva, Switzerland, pp. 125-131.

Taylor, P. (2003) ‘Les politiques publique européennes en direction des travailleurs âgés de 50 ans et plus’, Les Actes, Les Troisimes Entretiens de l’Emploi, 19 et 20 mars 2003, Cite des Sciences – Paris, L’Observatoire de l’ANPE, Agence, Nationale Pour ‘‘Emploi, Noisy-le-Grand.

Taylor, P. (2003) Written evidence to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee hearings on Aspects of the Economics of an Ageing Population, House of Lords, Session 2002-03, 4th report, volume II – evidence, London, The Stationary Office, pp. 356-360.

Taylor, P. (2004) ‘Framing policy on ageing and work: Issues and principles’, Étude et Dossiers, no. 285, The Geneva Association, Geneva, Switzerland.

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