Chapter 13. Is Diversity Inevitable? Age and Ageism in the Future of Employment

  1. Marilyn J. Davidson Professor of Managerial Psychology and
  2. Dr Sandra L. Fielden Lecturer, Organizational Psychology
  1. Chris Brotherton Head of Department and Professor of Applied Psychology

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013354.ch13

Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations

Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations

How to Cite

Brotherton, C. (2003) Is Diversity Inevitable? Age and Ageism in the Future of Employment, in Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations (eds M. J. Davidson and S. L. Fielden), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013354.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Manchester School of Management, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK

Author Information

  1. Heriot-Watt University, Department of Applied Psychology, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2003

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Handbooks in the Psychology of Management in Organizations

Book Series Editors:

  1. Peter Herriot

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471499718

Online ISBN: 9780470013359

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Keywords:

  • recruitment of older workers;
  • experience of organizations;
  • conditional possibilities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Some International Trends and Their Policy Implications

  • Recruitment of Older Workers

  • Discrimination and Older Workers

  • Responding to Age Discrimination

  • Why Consider Age?

  • The Experience of Organizations

  • Is Diversity Inevitable?

  • Conclusions

  • References