refers to the various dimensions by which human resources are managed within organisations with an explicit focus on ageing and, also, more generally, to the overall management of the workforce ageing via public policy or collective bargaining. (Source)
Essential principles of include:
- An emphasis on prevention rather than reactive problem solving;
- A focus on the whole working life and all age groups, not just older workers; and
- A holistic approach encompassing all dimensions that contributes to effective .