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Employer Policy and Practice Toward Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics

Journal Article
Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N. C., & Chen, T. (2019)
Employer Policy and Practice Toward Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 31(5), 445-466. https://doi.org/10.1080/08959420.2018.1563472
Many governments are seeking to encourage the extension of working lives to counteract potential labor market shortages that might result from population aging. Nevertheless, ...

Age management in the workplace: manager and older worker accounts of policy and practice

Journal Article
Egdell, V., Maclean, G., Raeside, R., & Chen, T. (2020)
Age management in the workplace: manager and older worker accounts of policy and practice. Ageing and society, 40(4), 784-804. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X18001307
The impact of an ageing workforce on the workplace is a concern internationally. Governments are increasingly encouraging the continued labour market participation of older wo...

A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J., & Egdell, V. (2018)
A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice. Australian Journal of Career Development, 27(3), 119-126. https://doi.org/10.1177/1038416217704449
In the UK, the concept of employability is influential in current conceptualizations of career development. It is an example of a discourse underpinned by faith in individual ...

Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era

Journal Article
Brown, R., McQuaid, R., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., Egdell, V., & Canduela, J. (2018)
Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era. British Journal of Industrial Relations, https://doi.org/10.1111/bjir.12309
This article considers whether employee ownership mitigates the negative workplace outcomes identified by the Disconnected Capitalism Thesis (DCT). Drawing on a programme of i...

Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland

Report
Stavert, J., Egdell, V., Ritchie, L., Danson, M., Cook, M., & Tolson, D. (2018)
Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University
The reported study investigated how Scottish-based employers from different sectors respond to staff with dementia. Dementia is, and will increasingly be, a workplace issue as...

Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy

Book
H. Otto, V. Egdell, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), (2017)
Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy
Following the 2008 economic crisis, the situation for young people deteriorated dramatically in many European countries. Employment and training opportunities have reduced, an...

Introduction: empowering young people in disempowering times? Creating collaborative and transformative capabilities through participation

Book
Otto, H., Egdell, V., Bonvin, J., & Atzmüller, R. (2017)
Introduction: empowering young people in disempowering times? Creating collaborative and transformative capabilities through participation. In V. Egdell, H. Otto, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy, 1-19. (1). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
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Integrating young people into society: perceptions of enabling agents

Book
Raeside, R., Egdell, V., & Graham, H. (2017)
Integrating young people into society: perceptions of enabling agents. In H. Otto, V. Egdell, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented PolicyCheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
No abstract available.

The Impact of an Ageing Workforce on Employers in Hong Kong: A Study of the Service Sector

Report
Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N., Chen, T. & Raeside, R. (2017)
The Impact of an Ageing Workforce on Employers in Hong Kong: A Study of the Service Sector. Edinburgh: Lawrence Ho Research Fund 2016-2017
No abstract available.

The ageing population and employers in Scotland.

Presentation / Conference
Egdell, V. (2017, September)
The ageing population and employers in Scotland. Paper presented at Employment Research Institute / National Institute of Career Education and Counselling seminar, Edinburgh Napier University
Presentation (The Ageing Population and Employers in Scotland) at Employment Research Institute/National Institute of Career Education and Counselling seminar
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The Impact of an Ageing Workforce on Employers in Hong Kong: A Study of Service Sectors

2016 - 2017
The aim of this research is to explore the impact of the ageing population on employers in the Hong Kong service sector.
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £28,780

Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland

2016 - 2018
The aim of this research is to explore how employers in Scotland support their employees with dementia. The research will help us to understand whether employers are meeting their legal duties. The re...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £47,327

Ageing Workforce and Employers in Fife

2016 - 2016
The World Health Organisation (WHO) identified the workplace as an important setting to support the promotion of health and wellbeing in 1981 with the introduction of the Health for All strategy, and ...
Funder: NHS Fife | Value: £9,989

Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships

2015 - 2016
Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £26,427

SOPA 2014

2014 - 2015
Scottish Older People’s Assembly (SOPA) 2014 Evaluation
Funder: City of Edinburgh Council | Value: £4,382

The Skills Panorama - Achieving Regional & Local Impact (ARLI)

2013 - 2015
An Agenda for New Skills and Jobs’ prioritises equipping people with the right skills for employment. It recognises the crucial role that developing labour market intelligence and skills governance ha...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £21,108

Glasgow Lone Parents Project

2013 - 2015
Exploring the challenges and opportunities facing lone parents, with children over the age of five, in receipt of out of work benefits and moving into paid work as part of the UK government’s welfare ...
Funder: Glasgow Centre for Population Health | Value: £25,063

Scottish Older People's Assembly (SOPA) 2013 - Mapping Excercise & Evaluation

2013 - 2014
Our proposal will improve and increase the promotion of equality and opportunity for the engagement, participation and development of older people across Scotland to reduce unlawful discrimination, ha...
Funder: City of Edinburgh Council | Value: £5,000

Social Innovation-Empowering the Young (SocIEtY) for the Commion Good

2013 - 2016
The project will both focus on and integrate disadvantaged young people into the research process to improve their quality of life and to foster social innovation.
Funder: European Commission | Value: £215,989

Research into Employee Owned Businesses

2012 - 2013
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £14,939

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