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Defined benefit pension decline: the consequences for organizations and employees (2014)
Journal Article
de Thierry, E., Lam, H., Harcourt, M., Flynn, M., & Wood, G. (2014). Defined benefit pension decline: the consequences for organizations and employees. Employee relations, 36(6), 654-673. https://doi.org/10.1108/er-02-2013-0020

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to use the theoretical and empirical pension literatures to question whether employers are likely to gain any competitive advantage from degrading or eliminating their employees’ defined benefit (DB) pensions.... Read More about Defined benefit pension decline: the consequences for organizations and employees.

The management of an ageing workforce: organisational policies in Germany and Britain (2014)
Journal Article
Schröder, H., Muller-Camen, M., & Flynn, M. (2014). The management of an ageing workforce: organisational policies in Germany and Britain. Human resource management journal, 24(4), 394-409. https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-8583.12043

Demographic change as well as pressure from the European Union and national government are forcing organisations to change age‐discriminatory HRM approaches. Based on a qualitative analysis of eight British and German organisations, we found that com... Read More about The management of an ageing workforce: organisational policies in Germany and Britain.

Government as institutional entrepreneur: extending working life in the UK and Japan (2014)
Journal Article
Flynn, M., Schröder, H., Higo, M., & Yamada, A. (2014). Government as institutional entrepreneur: extending working life in the UK and Japan. Journal of Social Policy, 43(3), 535-553. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0047279414000075

Through the lens of Institutional Entrepreneurship, this paper discusses how governments use the levers of power afforded through business and welfare systems to affect change in the organisational management of older workers. It does so using nation... Read More about Government as institutional entrepreneur: extending working life in the UK and Japan.