Cover: Impact of the Recession on Age Management Policies

Impact of the Recession on Age Management Policies

Case Study: Vienna General Hospital (AKH Wien), Austria

Published in: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Dublin : Eurofound, 2012), p. 1-7

by Mirella Cacace

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Abstract

Vienna General Hospital sees the importance of the tackling the issue of ageing in terms of organisational strategy, organisational culture, personal development, organisation of work, and individual health of employees. The human resource department at Vienna General Hospital is responsible for the management of a distinctive skill mix. According to HR, amongst the personnel employed by the hospital, age management of qualified nursing staff is of particular concern.

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