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General Appliances [electronic resource] : an aging workforce case study / Nolan Rhodes & Barbara McIntosh.

Author/Creator:
Rhodes, Nolan, author.
Publication:
[London] : SAGE, 2016.
Series:
SAGE knowledge. Cases.
SAGE Knowledge. Cases.
SAGE knowledge. Cases
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour).
Subjects:
Older people -- Employment -- Case studies.
Age and employment -- Case studies.
Summary:
General Appliances (GA) is a 40-year old, Vermont-based company that has been enjoying continued growth in the home appliance manufacturing industry. The company had experienced steady growth since its recovery from the Great Recession in 2008-2009. Since 2010, the company had added more than 10 jobs per year in Vermont, for a total of 560 employees. This made GA one of the largest employers in the state. Of the 560 employees at General Appliances, more than 250 were over the age of 50, and 100 of those were over the age of 60. Of those 100 employees over the age of 60, 80 were assembly line employees, and the assembly line had only 165 employees total.
Notes:
Originally Published in: Rhodes, N. & McIntosh, B. (2014). General Appliances: An aging workforce case study. Alexandria, VA: Society for Human Resource Management.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on May 5, 2016).
Contributor:
McIntosh, Barbara, author.
ISBN:
9781473957237 (ebook) :
OCLC:
1017730741
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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