Job Redesign for Older Workers: Case Studies

Rothberg, Herman J.
January 1967
Monthly Labor Review;Jan67, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
Studies the cases of job redesign for older workers in the U.S. Application of job redesign within the framework of a formal job placement program; Replacement of manual controls with mechanical aids; Job redesign which resulted from technological change; Job redesign involving the reallocation of duties among group of workers.


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