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Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order by Bill Novelli, Peter Cappelli

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Preface

This book is about one of the most important challenges facing all companies today, in the United States and around the developed world. With the growing number of older workers in the workplace or trying to get back in, and as the baby boomer generation “retires retirement” and stays in the workforce longer, it is now becoming more and more common to find older workers being managed by younger managers. This reversal of the traditional reporting hierarchy, seen in more and more organizations, introduces a new set of challenges for younger managers and older workers alike.

Older workers are a tremendous resource for employers, but they are having great difficulty being accepted back into organizations. The main constraint is conflicts ...

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