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Promotion of work ability towards productive aging
selected papers of the 3rd International Symposium on Work Ability, Hanoi, Vietnam, 22-24 October, 2007
editor, Masaharu Kumashiro

Published 2009 by CRC Press in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English.

About the Book

This book is a collection of papers that discuss, from a variety of angles, the goal of developing an international standard tool that can be used in common internationally, taking into account differences in circumstances among countries, striving towards a common guideline that exceeds national and regional boundaries and can be used for the diagnostic evaluation of work ability and employability.

Table of Contents

Achievements in Aging and work "period 1989-2007; challenges after 2007" -- W.J. Goedhard
Measures for the aging workforce in Japan from the perspective of the occupational health, safety and ergonomics -- M. Kumashiro
The effects of work-related and individual factors on work ability : a systematic review -- T.I.J. van den Berg, L.A.M. Elders and A. Burdorf
Systematic review for assessing job demands and physical work capacity in safety jobs -- A. Ropponen, J. Smolander and V. Louhevaara
The place of age in organisational policymaking : evidence from an Australian qualitative survey -- L. Brooke, P. Healy, J. Jiang and P. Taylor
Establishment of a Work Ability Index network in Germany -- H.M. Hasselhorn ... [et al.]
WAI among workers in SMEs at wholesale, fruits, vegetables and flower market in Brazil -- from research to action -- I. Monteiro ... [et al.]
Factors associated to the work ability among Brazilian teachers -- T.G. Vedovato and I. Monteiro
Factors that predict work ability : incorporating a measure of organisational values towards ageing -- J. Palermo ... [et al.]
Effect of Japanese employment system on Work Ability Index -- M. Tokuhiro ... [et al.]
Study on work ability of Vietnamese workers in selected industries -- D.K. Van and N.N. Nga
WAI among young employees in Brazil with new scores -- I. Monteiro ... [et al.]
Verifying of the theoretical model of perceived work ability in the field of teaching -- V. Louhevaaral and S. Ja rvelin
An assessment of the Work Ability Index (WAI) and its usefulness in predicting and promoting continued work in staff employed by a major UK Charity -- T. Reilly, A. Rees and M. Tipton
Individual and work related determinants of work ability in white-collar workers -- T.I.J. van den Berg ... [et al.]
Workplace trauma exposure, emotional imbalance and work ability -- G.P. Fichera ... [et al.]
Work ability and all cause mortality : a 25-year longitudinal study among Finnish municipal workers -- J. Seitsamo and R. Martikainen
Impacts from occupational risk factors on self reported reduced work ability among Danish wage earners -- L. Sell, A. Faber and K. S©ıgaard
Work ability and work quality as indicators for a longer and more productive working life -- M. Melon, P. Cocco and G. Costa
Disabled people at work and work ability : a study in a Brazilian company -- E.P. Hodge and I. Monteiro
Work ability of a population of 40+ in Luxembourg -- N. Majery
Older worker career plateau : issues and remedies -- P. McCarthy and S. Moore
Can organisations influence employees' intentions to retire? -- J. Oakman and Y. Wells
Extending the working life -- R.G. Goedhard and W.J.A. Goedhard
Pension preferences and work environment -- M. Stattin
Younger managers and considerably older subordinates -- I. Johansson
Training older workers and long-term development : needs and obstacles -- J.-C. Marquie and L.R. Duarte.
Promoting health and workability in Vattenfall AB Nordic, Sweden -- R.J. Mykletun and T. Furunes
Managers' decision making latitudes in relation to managing ageing workers -- T. Furunes and R.J. Mykletun
The DRUVAN-project : a major increase in Occupational Health Service based on the Metal Age method in a Finnish municipality improved the work ability and gave significant financial return -- O. Na sman and G. Ahonen
A study on effects of support systems for KAIZEN in casting production of non-ferrous alloy by aged foundry workers -- Y. Mizuno ... [et al.]
Discovering the treasure : the use of the Work Ability Concept and the WAI in a bus company within a workplace health promotion process -- J. Tempel and J. Schramm
Prolonging working life in intellectual work -- U . Kristjuhan
Ergonomic and safe design of railway vehicles for elderly and handicapped people -- M. Rentzsch and D. Seliger
Female workers' superior peculiarity and consideration for aging for the activation of "super-advanced age and fewer children" society -- K. Mikami, K. Iida and M. Kumashiro
Usability research on the older person's ability for Web browsing -- D. Kobayashi and S. Yamamoto
Impact of psychosocial work environment factors measured by the COPSOQ on the need for recovery after work in aging workers. Preliminary results -- P. Kiss and M. De Meester
Age differences in mental workload while performing visual search task -- M. Takahara ... [et al.]
A study of clinical assessment of Unilateral Spatial Neglect using a Head Mounted Display system (HMD) for elderly stroke patients in a virtual reality technology -- T. Tanaka ... [et al.]
Postural control using a vibratory feedback system for balance training in the elderly -- T. Tanaka ... [et al.]
A study of static and dynamic balance abilities in the elderly -- Y. Maeda ... [et al.]
Differences of visual information processing between younger and aged person -- K. Yamanaka, Y. Nakanishi and M. Kawakami
Effects of disturbed sleep on work ability and well-being among European nurses -- D. Camerino ... [et al.]
Physical/mental recovery and work ability of nurses in Japan -- C. Miyamoto ... [et al.]
Relationship between depersonalization syndrome and medical malpractice among Japanese nurses -- M. Sugiura ... [et al.]
Effect of continuous exercise on job stress among Japanese nurses -- Y. Kawata ... [et al.]
Relation between Typus Melancholicus and burnout among Japanese nurses -- Y. Yamada ... [et al.]
Relationship between depression and depersonalization among Japanese nurses -- S. Tanaka
Effect of obsessive personality traits and impulsiveness on obsessive-compulsive disorder and eating disorders among hospital nurses -- Y. Nishi
Work-family balance and stressors among Japanese administrative nurses -- M. Mizuno ... [et al.]
Time constraints and age : health impact on musculoskeletal problems and perceived health -- B. Norma, S. Rosa & S. Francesco
Age-related differences in insurance claim rates for work-related injuries and diseases for different occupations and industry sectors -- K. Munk, P. Congdon and W. Macdonald
Age-related differences in patterns of return to work and compensation costs following work-related injury or illness -- K. Munk, P. Congdon and W. Macdonald.

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Electronic reproduction. London, UK : Taylor & Francis, 2009.

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