Factors Influencing the Setting of Educational Processes in the Context of Age Management and CSR
Age management plays an important role in addressing the age distribution among employees in an organisation and their management as a result of the increasing share of 50+ people in the population. Organisations must inevitably adapt to this trend, and one of the objectives of age management is to cope with demographic changes. Parties involved in age management have different ambitions at different levels. At the organisational level, however, it is necessary to emphasise on the development of human potential through continuous education and labour productivity. Employee age management can be seen as part of corporate social responsibility. More and more organisations are connecting responsible business with human resource management. The article presents age management as an opportunity to link human resource development to social responsibility. The main objective of this paper is to identify the factors influencing the setting of educational processes for 50+ y.o. employees and to support the development of CSR in education. The data were obtained using quantitative research (n = 207) and then evaluated using descriptive and multivariate statistics methods. The results show that employees prefer when employers themselves suggest them participating in educational courses. The most frequently used courses are professional lectures and self-education, while the least used ones are internships in foreign branches or videoconferences. (original abstract)
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