This chapter discusses the impact on HRM of an ageing workforce. It outlines the dimensions of an ageing workforce in Australia and Japan. This chapter explores the policy and human resource implications of an ageing workforce. Population ageing has significant policy implications in a number of areas. They include: adjustment for the changing patterns for supply and demand of social services (such as child care, elderly and dementia care); immigration policy; and labour policy.
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