Is an Aging Workforce Less Productive?


Sonal Pundhir
Anand Engineering College, Technical Campus, Agra


Digital HR is the need of today’s hour. Organizations that recognize the importance of diversity and inclusion and take steps to develop it are making faster progress toward digital transformation than their competitors. There are various myths regarding the age of employees and their productivity such as older employees are less able to learn, older workers are less adaptable, less flexible, they resist change basically this is known as job-age stereotype. Firms are not strategically utilizing the talents of old workers due to false assumptions and stereotypes that they are expensive, more prone to health problems, can’t adapt to workplace changes and new technology, perform more poorly than younger employees and are a poor return on training investment.

January 16, 2020